The “Best Practice for Mental Health Data Science” checklist, co-created by experts with lived mental health experiences and Mental Health Data Science Scotland (MHDSS) is a key guide for researchers. It helps in using data responsibly in mental health research, addressing concerns like stigma and data trust, and follows important guidelines like the UK Government’s Data Ethics Framework. Available as a booklet and A4 PDF, it offers practical advice for present and future research, with examples from the UK.

Click the links below to download the checklist:

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