Lucinda Powell summarises a review which finds little evidence to support the use of peer mentoring in schools to improve mental wellbeing.[read the full story...]
Rob Meadows and Christine Hine consider the findings of a recent scoping review of the perceptions and opinions of patients about mental health chatbots.
They also present their own ongoing sociological study on the everyday use of mental health chatbots.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Annabel Walsh summarises her #ActiveIngredientsMH project which explored the use of remote measurement technologies for depression in children and young people.[read the full story...]
In his debut blog, Sam McKay explores a review of newspaper articles which identifies several narratives about how young people feel about climate change.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm GMT on Tuesday 9th November for an online journal club discussing these papers. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
Sadhbh Byrne summarises a timely scoping review on mental health interventions for immigrant and refugee children and youth living in Canada.[read the full story...]
Lindsay Dewa reports on a recent scoping review of Young People’s Advisory Groups in health research, which finds that the voices of young people are still not being meaningfully included in youth health research.[read the full story...]
An informal carer refers to someone who, “provides unpaid help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour who could not manage without this help” (Beesley, 2006). Comparatively, people who choose to be carers have a higher quality of life than those who provide care as it is expected of them. Though health [read the full story…]
It is clear that adult social care in the United Kingdom (UK), as in many other countries, faces serious challenges, most simply summarised as rising demand from demographic changes and greater pressure on available resources. The interventions to address this will need to be at all levels (national policy and legislation, managing local systems and in individual [read the full story…]
Marcus Tan summarises a recent scoping review which brings together research papers examining social media use and depression in adolescence.[read the full story...]
Eleana Frisira summarises a recent scoping review on the impact that green spaces can have on the mental health of people living in urban settings.[read the full story...]