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Scottish Mental Health Research Network

Scottish Mental Health Research Network are looking for people who experience mental ill health and carers/friends to volunteer for research into the causes of mental ill health. The Mental Health Research Register will connect researchers from respected research institutions with volunteers from the general public who are willing and interested in participating in research projects.

The Register provides an opportunity for people living with mental illness, and their relatives and friends, to make a valuable contribution to important research in this area.

SMHRN are looking for the following people to join the Mental Health Research Register:

People with mental illness
Relatives of people with mental illness
People who do not have mental illness

If you would like to register as a volunteer, or would like more information, please phone 0131 537 6243 or e-mail

Bipolar Disorder Research Network

The Bipolar Disorder Research Network (BDRN) is a group of researchers and research participants undertaking a major study at investigating the underlying causes of bipolar disorder. The research is being conducted by Prof Nick Craddock’s Mood Disorders Research Team based at the University of Cardiff and the University of Birmingham.

If you experience bipolar disorder and would like to take part in this research project, or would like to find out more information about the project, please contact the research team on 0131 537 6258, or e-mail

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