Policy-makers in the EU are promoting an array of digital health programs, such as the European Health Data Space unveiled earlier this month. But lack of awareness and knowledge could stymy their impact.
This article critically examines how technology-mediated forms of mental health care might amplify historical injustices, and erase minoritized experiences and expressions of mental distress and illness. The article dissects the impacts of colonization, and makes recommendations for more equitable futures.
This paper highlights the opportunity to increase the relevance of digital mental health technology to users by incorporating recommender systems that suggest personalised content based on an individual’s data exhaust.
Understanding how to build back equitably after the pandemic requires gathering the appropriate data and being responsive to the groups who were hardest hit by pandemic-related distress.
Article by Thomas Insel     Key Messages:   "Digital mental health start-ups may be looking like big tech companies...but is their economic value matched by their impact and clinical value?"   "Digital mental health is still in its first…
Factors Influencing Uptake of Digital Mental Health Services (DMHS)   "Digital mental health services (DMHS) have proven effectiveness and play an important role within the broader mental health system by reducing barriers to evidence-based care. However, improved understanding of the…
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……
Therapeutic virtual reality (VR) has the potential to address the challenges of equitable delivery of evidence-based psychological treatment. However, little is known about therapeutic VR regarding the perspectives and needs of real-world service providers.
Although virtual reality has emerged as a viable digital mental health tool, little is known about the viewpoints of staff working in the mental healthcare space regarding the use of virtual reality for mental health care. This study used thematic analysis to summarise the varying sentiment toward the implementation of virtual reality in practice.
This presentation elaborates on the importance of innovation when it comes to digital mental health, and how Ember Innovations are changing the way that we innovate for mental wellbeing.

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