Sarah Knowles explores a qualitative study of young adults’ perspectives on producing and consuming user-generated content about diabetes and mental health.[read the full story...]
Una Foye and Josefien Breedvelt from the Mental Health Foundation publish their debut elf blog on a recent systematic narrative review that aimed to identify and summarise research examining depression and anxiety in the context of social networking websites.[read the full story...]
Today we are launching #BeyondTheRoom; an exciting new digital conference service that will create a buzz around your event, extend your reach, facilitate a democratic conversation, create a legacy and report on the impact of your social media activity.
We can bring live tweeting, live blogging, live podcasting and live streaming to YOUR event.[read the full story...]
This post accompanies a talk I’m giving in Cardiff today at the Research with Impact conference organised by Health and Care Research Wales. Please read the blog, peruse my slides and let me know what you think. It’s an exciting time for us elves![read the full story...]
Jonny Benjamin shares his personal story of using social media to manage his own mental health.
The award-winning mental health campaigner has been an inspiration to many, through his frank and hugely informative YouTube channel. His films cover everything from recovery to poetry.[read the full story...]
Chris O’Sullivan explores a recent systematic review that looks at the effectiveness of social media interventions for people with schizophrenia.[read the full story...]
Chris Pell reviews a recent US survey of young adults, which suggests that social media use was significantly associated with increased depression.[read the full story...]
Our #EvidenceLive blogging team look at a study of Twitter traffic and service quality performance in hospital settings in the US.[read the full story...]
Farhana Mann appraises a cross-sectional survey of social networking site usage, loneliness and mental health in community-dwelling older adults.[read the full story...]
If you are looking to gain real life experience in social media and publishing, here’s your opportunity! Our #ElfHelp programme features positions for Publishing, Communications, PR and Social Media.[read the full story...]