As a mental health researcher, you’re likely to find yourself working with clinicians, charities, policymakers and researchers from other backgrounds – people in very different working environments to you!
The rewards of working in such a way are rich, and complexities of improving mental health demand it, but that’s not to say it’s easy.
The following resources from the #MentalHealthResearchMatters campaign support multidisciplinary collaboration in mental health research.
10 tips on collaborative research with community partners
By: Dr. Jess Bone and the MARCH network
- Start engaging early
- Make organisations research partners
- Avoid assumptions
- Be open to different ways of working