Thanks to Telstra for inviting us to participate in the Tech4Good challenge. You can read about our participation in the article How technology is helping Australia tackle youth mental health.
New article out by the MOST/eOrygen team: https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/4-ways-tech-can-help-your-mental-health
Online mental health services, including self-guided tools and live therapy sessions, address problems of access for people in rural and remote areas as well as cost-effectiveness of treatment.
MOST gets a mention at the end.
The Online Treatment for Mood and Anxiety Disorders Trial tested the effectiveness of a computerized cognitive behavioral therapy program and Internet support group provided by a collaborative care strategy, versus primary care doctors’ usual therapy for treating depression and anxiety.
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The eOrygen/MOST team will be participating in the Academy Xi Growth Hack Idol event throughout October and November.
Interesting podcast on the ABC Life Matters program: Chatbots: your new pseudo-psychologist? Or an unhealthy message?.
Some work by the MOST team mentioned in the media recently: Using Artificial Intelligence for Mental Health.