Can artificial intelligence help prevent mental illness? -

Can artificial intelligence help prevent mental illness?

Can artificial intelligence help prevent mental illness? David Plans, BioBeats.  Technology entrepreneur David Plans knows first hand the risks of ignoring mental health. While going through security at Brussels Airport in 2003, he suddenly passed out, was rushed to hospital in an ambulance and flatlined in transit. “I was shocked back into life and given[…]

Tech time not to blame for teens' mental health problems -

Tech time not to blame for teens’ mental health problems

Tech time not to blame for teens’ mental health problems. Study of 400 teens finds little evidence linking excessive smartphone use and mental health outcomes. Teenagers using smartphones (stock image). Credit: © Syda Productions / Adobe Stock A new study, published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, suggests that the time adolescents are spending on their phones and[…]

Transforming mental health services -

Transforming mental health services

Transforming mental health services. Paul Midgley, of Wilmington Healthcare, explores the NHS Long Term Plan’s strategy for tackling mental health conditions Mental health services have become a greater priority for the NHS in recent years, and they are increasingly seen as an area where demand can be reduced and greater efficiencies achieved. Policy changes began[…]

Mental health concerns on the rise for college students -

Mental Health Concerns on the Rise for College Students

Mental Health Concerns on the Rise for College Students. Is social media really to blame and how can college counseling help? Like thousands of students across the continent, tomorrow I’ll be heading back to school. For me this will (hopefully!) be for the very last time, as I enter my final pre-doctoral residency for my PhD. in[…]

What smartphones are doing to your teenager's mental health -

What smartphones are doing to your teenager’s mental health

What smartphones are doing to your teenager’s mental health. New research questions the connection between phones and mental health. How many times have you heard that screen time is bad for adolescent mental health? As a paediatrician, I’ve told many families that small amounts of screen time are fine, but large amounts of screen time[…]

Air pollution linked to mental health issues, research suggests -

Air pollution linked to mental health issues, research suggests

Air pollution linked to mental health issues, research suggests. Areas with worst air quality had 27% increase in bipolar disorder, analysis found. PA People who grow up in areas with poor air quality are more likely to develop depression and bipolar disorder in later life, a new study has suggested. Analysis of health data from millions of patients found a “significant link”[…]

Mental health installation Blackout to present at PLASA 2019 -

Mental health installation Blackout to present at PLASA 2019

Mental health installation Blackout to present at PLASA 2019. After an acclaimed initial run at Guildford School of Acting (University of Surrey) earlier this year, this fusion of cutting-edge technology, art, theatre, and education visits PLASA as it gears up for a nationwide rollout. A mental health installation by Mig Burgess will be at the[…]

Study to Investigate Links Between Immune System and Mental Health -

Study to Investigate Links Between Immune System and Mental Health

Study to Investigate Links Between Immune System and Mental Health. The immune system in action: a scanning electron microscope image of a single neutrophil (yellow), engulfing anthrax bacteria (orange). Credit: Volker Brinkmann [CC BY 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)]. Our understanding of how our psyche affects our immune system – and vice versa – has been limited. Until[…]

Fact Fiction Is social media damaging youngsters’ mental health -

Fact/Fiction: Is social media damaging youngsters’ mental health?

Fact/Fiction: Is social media damaging youngsters’ mental health? Old news, truthfully retold. This week we look at a new study looking at why frequent social media use was associated with greater psychological distress. It divided news outlets so we analyse who was right and who was wrong. How it was told We’re all still trying[…]

NeuroFlow is teaming up with a genetic testing biz to advance its mental health platform -

NeuroFlow is teaming up with a genetic testing biz to advance its mental health platform

NeuroFlow is teaming up with a genetic testing biz to advance its mental health platform. The 2019 realLIST company is entering another partnership to expand its brand. Mental health platform NeuroFlow has been making moves this year. When we checked in with the 2019 realLIST company last month, the team had grown its staff to 26, was on pace to[…]

Tech traps UK teens in mental health crisis can it save them -

Tech traps UK teens in mental health crisis — can it save them?

Tech traps UK teens in mental health crisis — can it save them? Rebecca Maharaj, a mental health professional with Britain’s National Health Service, talks to a high school student in London in this July 4, 2019 file photo. — Thomson Reuters Foundation. LONDON — For the British teachers grappling with a mental health crisis in[…]

Call for Government action ahead of North-East event to raise awareness of dementia -

Call for Government action ahead of North-East event to raise dementia awareness

Call for Government action ahead of North-East event to raise dementia awareness. A SPEAKER at a North-East event aimed at raising dementia awareness has called for Government action to accelerate finding a cure. Anthony Horan, community speaker for Alzheimer’s Research UK – the country’s leading dementia research charity – will address the “Living With Alzheimer’s and[…]

WeChat apps are tackling China's hidden mental health crisis -

WeChat apps are tackling China’s hidden mental health crisis

WeChat apps are tackling China’s hidden mental health crisis. Nearly 90 per cent of Chinese people with a serious mental health disorder does not seek treatment. Now WeChat apps are helping address this deep cultural taboo. Credit Ilya Milstein As she came to the end of a master’s in social work at New York’s Columbia[…]

FA to raise mental health awareness in soccer -

FA to raise mental health awareness in soccer

FA to raise mental health awareness in soccer. Picture courtesy – mdleast1The Football Association (FA) and mental health charity Heads Together have teamed up in an initiative to raise awareness of mental health issues. The ‘Heads Up’ campaign, spearheaded by the Duke of Cambridge aims to  show the UK that mental health is just as[…]

Mental Health Software and Devices Market 2019 Global Industry Analysis - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mental health software and devices market 2019

Mental Health Software and Devices Market 2019 Global Industry Analysis by Size, Challenges, Opportunities, Share, Growth, Trends, Competitive Landscape, Statistics and Regional Forecast To 2023. Mental Health Software and Devices Market – Overview The incorporation of technology has increased substantially and has gained widespread inclusion in the mental health domain. Reports that appraise the healthcare[…]

Fixing Our Broken Mental Health System - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Fixing our broken Mental Health System

Fixing our broken Mental Health System. It’s a great idea, but it’s not a way to stop mass shootings. After three mass shootings in the past week left 29 people dead, politicians resurrected a familiar narrative: The perpetrators were mentally ill, and the solution to the problem is to shore up our nation’s mental health[…]

Mental health services not bothering with NICE guidelines to routinely enquire about abuse - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mental health services “not bothering” with NICE guidelines to routinely enquire about abuse

Mental health services “not bothering” with NICE guidelines to routinely enquire about abuse. Findings come as charities, practitioners and leading experts call for the Domestic Abuse Bill to ensure all public services ask about domestic abuse. Mental health services across England are failing women by not asking about experiences of domestic abuse, according to new data published[…]

Mental Health Software And Devices Market Disclosing Latest Trends and Advancement 2019 to 2024 - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mental Health Software And Devices Market Disclosing Latest Trends and Advancement 2019 to 2024

Mental Health Software And Devices Market Disclosing Latest Trends and Advancement 2019 to 2024. The Mental Health Software And Devices Market research provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The market report also calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of this report and[…]

Relentless Brexit news coverage is really hurting our mental health - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Relentless Brexit news coverage is really hurting our mental health

Relentless Brexit news coverage is really hurting our mental health. People are changing routes to work and imposing curfews on themselves to avoid stress from endless Brexit news coverage. WIRED Dwindling food supplies. The prime minister threatening another general election if there’s a vote of no confidence in his government. The prospect of day-long traffic[…]

Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy

Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy. Mental health awareness has risen enormously in recent years. Celebrities from athlete Michael Phelps to Prince Harry and pop star Lady Gaga have spoken publicly about their mental health struggles and the stigma surrounding them. But business has been slow to react – particularly[…]

Mental Health Disorders Are Not Like Measles, Which Makes It Difficult To View Them Using A Medical Lens -

Mental Health Disorders Are Not Like Measles, Which Makes It Difficult To View Them Using A Medical Lens

Mental health disorders are not like measles, which makes it difficult to view them using a medical lens. With two recent mass homicides, one by someone who endorsed “white supremacist” views and one that supported “Antifa” violence, the search is on for commonality between two people in opposition to each other in many ways. One[…]

Social media effecting young peoples’ mental health - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Social media effecting young peoples’ mental health

Social media effecting young peoples’ mental health. Matt Hancock delivered a speech at the Bright Blue and Barnado’s conference last month titled ‘Left to their own devices?’ He spoke about the impact social media has on the mental health of the youth and about the topics discussed when the largest social media companies came together[…]

Technology will revolutionise mental health care - but only if we put people at the centre -

Technology will revolutionise mental health care – but only if we put people at the centre.

Technology will revolutionise mental health care – but only if we put people at the centre. Claudia Martinez is Research Manager at independent public services think tank, Reform. She recently authored a paper on the potential of data-driven technology for mental healthcare. Recent years have seen increased interest in the use of artificial intelligence and other[…]

Mental Health Software And Devices Market Evolving Technology and Growth Outlook 2019.v1

Mental Health Software And Devices Market Evolving Technology and Growth Outlook 2019

Mental Health Software And Devices Market Evolving Technology and Growth Outlook 2019.  The Global Mental Health Software And Devices Market Report provides a complete analysis of the market. The Report focuses on manufacturers, suppliers, segmentation according to the application, major players, customers, opportunities, future road map, and furthermore. The competitive data type analysis includes capacity, market share,[…]

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches -

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches. VR street environment. OXFORD VR The first large-scale trial of virtual reality therapy for serious mental health conditions has been launched in the U.K. Healthtech startup Oxford VR has teamed up with gameChange, a £4 million project funded by U.K. National Institute of Health Research,[…]

NHS commissions mental health support app for Londoners - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

NHS commissions mental health support app for Londoners

NHS commissions mental health support app for Londoners. NHS-approved online mental wellbeing service Good Thinking has partnered with My Possible Self to provide Londoners with free tools for tackling stress, anxiety and depression. My Possible Self is a smartphone app that offers techniques for helping reduce stress and anxiety. The app offers self-help learning modules[…]

Charity tech ideas share £370,000 in funding

Charity tech ideas share £370,000 in funding

Charity tech ideas share £370,000 in funding. Eight organisations, including those supporting low-income families and survivors of domestic abuse, are to share £370,000 to develop tech ideas for good causes. The money is being handed out through Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Tech for Good Fund. Those to be awarded charity tech grants include Alexandra Rose Charity, which supports families[…]

Medical device firm raises $1.5m investment for mental health challenges -

Medical device firm raises $1.5m investment for mental health challenges

Medical device firm raises $1.5m investment for mental health challenges. Medical device company Flow, creators of a medically approved treatment for depression has raised $1.5 million in an investment round led by Khosla Ventures to tackle mental health challenges. The investment will be used to support Flow’s European rollout, introduce Flow to healthcare clinics, and fund[…]

Virtual primary care service aligns with NHS work-life approach - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Virtual primary care service aligns with NHS work-life approach

Virtual primary care service aligns with NHS work-life approach. Docly has announced it is to align with NHS England and NHS Innovation’s approach to rethink work-life balance for overburdened GPs. The company offers messaging-based consultations to provide an alternative to video visits and are an integral part of the digital/virtual primary care ecosystem, keeping the[…]

Woman who wanted to die should be given chemotherapy, judge decides -

Woman who wanted to die should be given chemotherapy, judge decides

Woman who wanted to die should be given chemotherapy, judge decides. A court hears the woman – when she was mentally capable of making decisions – had said she would not want to live with cancer. Doctors said there was a 50% chance the woman would be cured with chemotherapy. File pic A judge has[…]

Global Mental health Technology Market is expected to Boom Worldwide by 2024 -

Global mental health technology market is expected to boom worldwide by 2024

Global mental health technology market is expected to boom worldwide by 2024. Latest Survey on Mental health Technology Market:- Global Mental health Technology Market has been brewing up and influencing the international economy with respect to revenue, growth rate, sale, market share, and size. The Global Mental health Technology Market research report provides a rational explanation to the reader[…]

Mental Health And Technology On Campus -- A Productive Combination - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination?

Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination? TWEET THIS Technology does not have to be the demon in this story; rather, it can also be a key to addressing the devastating and costly effects of mental health issues among young adults. Each year, more than 20% of college students worldwide report a mental health[…]

How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace?

How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace? 59% of UK adults experience stress at work, here Natasha Bougourd from TSG highlights how technology can be used to support mental health When combined, technology and mental health often generate negative headlines. There’s plenty of published reports displaying evidence that helps to reinforce[…]