Webinar: Investigating mental health in the UK – what data can I use?

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This webinar is one of a series of webinars about data available for research, ESRC data resources: Discovering data and how to use them. This webinar will focus on mental health data. Slides and a recording of the session are available below.

This free webinar, jointly organised by the UK Data Service and CLOSER, was designed for anyone who would like to know more about sources of survey data available for investigating mental health in the UK.

The speakers included Sally McManus, NatCen Associate in Health Policy, and Eoin McElroy, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester.

The webinar focused on:

  • key features of the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Studies, examples of research uses and how to access the data
  • data from the UK longitudinal studies including research use cases and access
  • other useful data sources for exploring mental health in the UK

The webinar is suitable for both new and experienced researchers.

If you have any queries or require further information about this event, please contact the CLOSER Communications and Events Officer, Jennie Blows (j.blows@ucl.ac.uk).

ESRC data resources collaboration

The webinar series is the result of a collaboration between a number of ESRC-funded resource centres working together to promote the value and use of social science data.

The collaboration is made up of several organisations, including: CeLSIUS, NILS_RSU, SLS-DSU, CLOSER, Understanding Society, the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), AQMeN, the UK Data Service, the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), and the three ESRC-funded big data centres; the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC), ESRC Business and Local Government Data Research Centre (BLG) and Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC).