Welcome to CAMHS.Digital
Also known as GM.Digital, we are a research unit within Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) which is affiliated to the Centre for Women’s Mental Health (CWMH) at the University of Manchester.
Developing digital tech to improve the mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable children, young people and their families
Our aim is to develop digital technologies which can improve the mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable children, young people and their families. With a particular focus on preventative mental health, we want to create digital tools which are accessible and useful to our service users, and scalable to a wider population. This means that we have a strong focus on working alongside children and young people, co-designing digital tools together and empowering them to drive our research agenda.Our aims
CAMHS.Digital conducts research on a wide variety of mental health issues relevant to children and young people. We aim to combine world-leading clinical expertise with innovative digital solutions, in order to improve the mental health outcomes of vulnerable children, young people and their families.Our work
6: Olivia talks to the Samaritans
Call the Samaritans on 116123 free of charge at any time. Alternatively, visit https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/ to find other ways to contact The Samaritans. In this episode we hear Olivia Gorvett chatting to Melody King, who is a Self Help Product Manager at the Samaritans. We hear them talk about The Samaritans Self Help app the the importance of looking after your mental health. The Self Help app is an amazing app and aims to help users keep track of how they’re feeling, and get recommendations for things they can do to help themselves cope, feel better and stay safe in a crisis. Later in the episode we hear from several young adults about the things they do to look after their mental health. With the exception of Amelia Taylor, Chloe Farrant and Jed Brown, all other young adults haven chosen to remain anonymous. A huge thank you to all who contributed. Please visit CAMHS.digital for more information about our research unit. Thank you for listening!
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