Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) is a provider of mental health, learning disabilities and
community health services across Bradford, Airedale and Craven. As well as providing community-based services,
BDCFT provides specialist hospital care for people with severe mental illness. The Trust plays an active role in
supporting and carrying out research, and has good service user and carer involvement.


The Mental Health and Addiction Research Group (MHARG) is a leading UK centre for research excellence. It is a joint development between the University of York's Department of Health Sciences and the Hull York Medical School. Research is focused on the care of people with a range of addictions (drugs, alcohol or tobacco) or mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar illness.
DIAMONDS also draws members from the wider Department of Health Sciences, a large multi-disciplinary and multi-professional department with an international reputation for research that improves health and healthcare.

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to people within Leeds, York, Selby, Tadcaster, Easingwold and parts of North Yorkshire. Working in partnership with local communities, LYPFT aims to improve the mental health and well being of the people who use their services. The Trust has a large Service User Network (SUN) and is actively involved in mental health research.


The Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS) is a multi-disciplinary group delivering applied health research and teaching aimed at enhancing health and and health care nationally and internationally. LIHS has partnerships with a range of organisations in the UK and overseas to ensure that research and policy are integrated with practice and professional development.
DIAMONDS also draws members from the wider Faculty of Medicine and Health, including the School of Psychology and the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine.


The Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) were established to help ensure
research evidence is used to improve health services. The CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber brings together
academic and clinical partners across the region to carry out high quality research and implement research findings
into practice, focusing on nine core themes. 
DIAMONDS is part of the Mental Health and Comorbidity theme,
which is led by 
Professor Simon Gilbody.