Thank you for participating in the study! 

Thank you for taking part in the study. The purpose of this study was to understand the effects of conducting psychological research with care-experienced young people. You were invited to take part in online consultation groups based on your experience of working with care-experienced young people.

If you felt any distress during the study, you are advised to reach out to the following organisations for help.

Helplines- If you would like to reach out to a helpline, you can look for an appropriate helpline on their website. They have different helplines for different needs and will help offer advice, information, or a listening ear to you in times of distress. You can find specific helplines for emotional distress on the website.


Carers Trust- Carers trust is an organisation that works to give carers a voice and highlight their work in the public. You can find more about them on their website.



Mind- If you would like to know more mental health support and wellbeing, you can contact ‘Mind’. They are an organisation that works to provide more mental health support and awareness. You can find more information on their website.


Mental Health UK- WHO recognises ‘Burnout’ as an important occupational phenomenon, especially when working with children and young people. To know more about the effects of burnout on mental health, you can check out the ‘Mental Health UK’ on their website.

Further Contact Details

If you have more questions or feedback, please contact the researcher Raahat Manrai at Additionally, you can contact the Principal Supervisor, Emily Taylor at

In case you wish to speak to someone independent of the research team, you can also contact Helen Sharpe Additionally, if you need to make a complaint about this study, please contact Matthias Schwannauer (Head of School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh) via email at