Click the links below for more information on research that has being conducted by SBRL and it’s affiliates, both in our health lab here at Gartnavel Royal Hospital in Glasgow or online studies that you can complete at home.

Understanding and helping adults who self-harm

We are looking for adults (aged 18 and over) who have self-harmed in the last 6 months to take part in a research study.  Taking part will involve working with researchers for about an hour online. 

Psychological factors related to fluctuations in suicidal thoughts

Researchers at the University of Glasgow are seeking people aged 18 and over in the UK to participate in a study investigating psychological factors relating to changes in the intensity of suicidal thoughts. You can still take part even if you have never had suicidal thoughts, your answers will still provide valuable insight.

Can you help us understand male suicide better?

We are looking for men, age 18 and over to participate in a study to help us understand male suicide risk. We would like you to answer a series of questions about different topics, including your childhood, emotions, mental pain, and suicidal thoughts and feelings. Even if you have never had suicidal thoughts of feelings, your answer will help provide vital insight.

Understanding University Students Emotions and Perceptions of Support

Are you currently studying at a U.K. University? Or have done so previously? If so, we would like to hear about your experiences. We are currently recruiting for any individuals who are currently attending, or have previous attended, University within the U.K. This research aims to explore student emotions and thinking styles during University, as well as experiences of support networks.

Investigating the relationship between social media use and mental health and wellbeing in young adults

Are you aged between 16-25 and have accounts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter?
This study aims to investigate the possible relationships between social media use, self-harm/suicidal behaviour and a range of mental health and wellbeing factors. You will be asked to complete an online questionnaire, which will take approximately 20 minutes. You can complete this on any internet-enabled device in a place and time of your choosing.

Could you help with suicide prevention research by sharing your experiences of interpersonal relationships?

We are looking for participants for a one-hour interview to explore people’s experiences of social relationships. The interview will also include some questionnaires of how you perceive your social relationships in the present. This one-off confidential interview is one-on-one with a member of the research team via video conferencing. The information you provide will be kept confidential and you will help us to better understand wellbeing and suicide risk in a UK population.

We do not provide a treatment service or advice for those in crisis. If you are in crisis or feeling suicidal we urge you to seek help from your GP, a key worker, or family and friends. You can also contact helpline services such as Samaritans (116 123) or, if you are in Scotland, Breathing Space (0800 83 85 87).

Please click  here for a more comprehensive list of support organisations.

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