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S5W-03409: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 4 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many calls were made to the Healthy Working Lives Adviceline in the last three years, and how many of these calls were regarding mental health advice.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 1 November 2016

The following table shows the number of enquiries to the Healthy Working Lives Adviceline including calls and emails.

Date

Total enquiries

Calls

Mental Health Calls

E-mails

Mental Health e-mails

01-4-2013 – 31-03-2014

2284

1712

91

572

14

01-04-2014 – 31-03-2015

3672

2466

119

1206

18

01-04-2015 – 31-03-2016

3812

2696

167

1116

17

01-04-2016 – 30-09-2016

2170

1571

82

599

12

Mental Health calls are recorded under a variety of sub-categories as follows - Mental Health & Wellbeing-Anxiety-Depression-Distress-Stress.