Latest publications

Recent publications from the Commissioner's office include:

Coping is difficult, but I feel proud: Perspectives on mental health and wellbeing of young carers

A study representing the first research in the UK to match young carers and their perceptions of their health and wellbeing against a comparable sample of other young people. This research was undertaken in partnership with Carers Trust Scotland and the Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance.

Read Coping is difficult, but I feel proud.

See an infographic around the parts of the research that dealt with young people's views.

Living is more important than just surviving: Listening to what children think about food insecurity

A small-scale study looking at children's views of food insecurity. Nourish Scotland carried out the research for the study, with advice from Home Start Scotland and children’s consultant Doctor Chelsea Marshall.

Read “Living is more important than just surviving.”