5th Annual e-Mental Health Conference: Youth e-Mental Health – new ways of caring

Web based health care delivery is in its infant stages, but the momentum grows quickly. Facebook and email are now something for the elder generation, new ways of instant communication come up especially among youth with their extensive use of mobile technologies. There is no doubt that mobile will shape youth health care especially mental health care.

New ways of engagement, interactivity and functionality create exciting opportunities we want to present. So Dr. Sally Merry an adolescent psychiatrist from Auckland will share her work on gamification with us, treating anxiety with SPARX. Dr. John Cunningham from Canberra will reflect on the Australian experiences, a country where a lot of things happen in regards to youth mental health e.g., around the Headspace model. Researchers and developers from Germany, the Netherlands, the US and several Canadian cities will also be present to share their experiences. An opportunity you should not miss.

Registration for the 5th Annual e-Mental Health Conference is now open. Our preliminary program will be available in the coming weeks.

When and where:

February 9th – 10th 2016
Child & Family Research Institute
Chan Auditorium/Chieng Atrium
950 West 28th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Early bird registration is now open!

Until November 31st you can attend our two-day event for just $65.
Please share this offer with your colleagues, communities and anyone you think might be interested in attending.

Registration for students or persons with lived experience is FREE!
(please select this option when completing the registration form)

Register here!

 

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