Digital mental health services are a great option for people searching for mental health support for themselves or others, and can be used alone or in combination with face-to-face therapy. These services are accessible at any time, low-cost or free, and easy to use in a variety of settings.
Below are some useful digital mental health resources, including modules and webinars available for health professionals.
The Australian Government's website Head to Health helps your patients find the information and digital resources and services that most suit their needs.
Head to Health provides links to trusted Australian phone supports and online mental health resources like apps or forums, or on topics such as anxiety, depression or sleep.
Created by Flinders University, Clevertar's digital mental health coach app is an evidence-based approach to making positive changes in your life.
If your patient is experiencing worries or low mood, this 12-week tailored program can help improve how they feel. They can choose an avatar who will gently guide them through the program and check in to see how they're going.
Visit digitalmentalhealthcoach.info to find out more.
The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness, and have developed evidence-based resources for health professionals to assist with diagnosis, treatment and capacity building.
They offer free accredited webinars exploring the use of evidence-based online resources, and modules aimed at giving health professionals confidence in prescribing e-mental health resources.
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