Wysa aims to provide AI-enabled unique support to all its users, such that they find the same comfort, support, and use that we do when meeting a therapist in person yet does not follow a one size fits all approach.
This factsheet is designed for Health Practitioners new to using digital mental health resources with their clients or patients. ‘Health Practitioners’ can include GPs and other Medical Specialists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Social Workers, OTs, Physiotherapists, Nurse, Pharmacists, Guidance Officers, Peer Support……
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Yoga, meditation, jogging… there are many ways to address conditions such as stress, but some mental health professionals are turning to online gaming to help patients cope.
Blending traditional talk therapy with gaming can help encourage patients with mental health conditions to open up and engage more fully with their treatment.
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Headspace Health, the provider of the world’s most accessible, comprehensive digital mental health platform, today announced the acquisition of Sayana, an AI-driven mental health and wellness company. Sayana will expand Headspace Health’s ability to provide personalized self-care content to its growing global member base.
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Read the original article by Orygen here. A guide to how parents and carers can help young people communicate safely online about suicide is now available in 11 languages. The #chatsafe for parents and carers guide recognises that many young…
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“Software apps for health and wellness are proliferating rapidly. Policy makers, health-care providers, and consumers can benefit from assessment and standard-isation of these apps, to support decision making in a rapidly developing field. Recognising this unmet need, the International Organization…
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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Releases “National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standards – Guide for Service Providers”
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care have recently released a comprehensive guide for service providers, accompanying their 2020 release of the National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standards. This Guide explains each action discussed in the NSQDMH Standards in step-by-step detail, as well as their intention behind each action. The guide for service providers includes key tasks to help service providers meet the actions, together with examples of evidence a service can use to show how they are implementing the Standards. The Guide also features reflective questions to help services evaluate how they are currently meeting the Standards and lists useful resources for further information and support.
About the Webinar: E-mental health (eMH) practices are often focused on the question of what’s possible? but not necessarily the vital question of what’s responsible? Without responsible e-mental health practices, the dawning era of online mental health care could…
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Tama Leaver, Curtin University and Rachel Berryman, Curtin University Earlier this month, Meta announced it is working on a set of ethical guidelines for “virtual influencers” – animated, typically computer-generated, characters designed to attract attention on social media. …
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Digital Mental Health Platforms, an Excerpt From ‘Designing and Scaling up Integrated Youth Mental Health Care’
With us being in the midst of a youth mental health crisis, some are questioning whether the current frameworks around youth mental health care are sufficient to support the needs of young people. The authors of this article aimed to provide an overview of the current landscape regarding youth mental health care, with an emphasis on how these care services can be integrated and scaled to meet the needs of youth.