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New eMEN publication: “Online therapy: an added value for inpatient routine care? Perspectives from mental health care professionals”

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The publication “Online therapy: an added value for inpatient routine care? Perspectives from mental health care professionals” has been accepted by Springer Nature. This study aimed to investigate the attitude of mental health care professionals working in inpatient care regarding internet-delivered interventions, including presumed benefits, barriers and facilitators. 176 health professionals from ten inpatient psychiatric hospitals throughout Germany were surveyed on site. Read More

Hackathon Battle

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The VU University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the Interreg North-West Europe project IT4Anxiety is inviting e-mental health stakeholders to participate in the Hackathon Battle. This hackathon will take place from March 18-19. The goal of this hackathon is to proactively engage with startups in the co-creation of innovative solutions. Read More

Project update: results of the focus group on e-mental Health in an inpatient psychiatric hospital (Belgium)

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On September 15th 2020 it was possible for Thomas More to organise a focus group meeting in Le Beau Vallon (Namur) in completely safe and corona-proof circumstances. Mental healthcare professionals attended and informed eMEN partners Thomas More and Pulso Europe about their attitudes, views and experiences with the use of e-mental health applications. Read More

The implementation of Digital Mobile Mental Health in clinical care pathways

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In April this year a new EU funded project will start which focuses on the implementation of Digital Mobile Mental Health in clinical parthways. The overall objective of the project IMMERSE (Implementing Mobile MEntal health Recording Strategy for Europe) is "to advance the transformation of mental health care in Europe intro true person-centered care, focused on the needs of each individual seeking help for mental health problems, while giving them an active role in their treatment process and decision-making." Read More

Ethics of Digital Mental Health During COVID-19

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A group of international researchers lead by the Department of Pediatrics, Center for Biomedical Ethics, School of Medicine of Stanford University published a research article about ‘Ethics of Digital Mental Health During COVID-19: Crisis and Opportunities’. The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the adoption and implementation of digital mental health tools (videoconferencing, e-mental health apps). This paper looks at key areas for an ethical path forward in this digital mental health revolution: privacy, data protection, safety, accountability, access and fairness. The eMEN project partners are aware of these key areas, which are also being addressed in the current project activities. eMEN continues to promote high quality, professional, accessible and safe e-mental health. Read More

Happy Holidays and a much better 2021!

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We would like to thank everyone who has supported our project in this difficult year and look forward to a much better 2021. The eMEN project will continue with contributing to improving Europe's (e-)mental health care in 2021. The COVID-19 crisis has shown the important role of e-mental health technology in today's mental health care systems. The eMEN project team! Read More

e-mental health meeting of the European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations (EFPSA)

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On December 10th Dr. Tom van Daele, lecturer applied psychology at Thomas More university of applied science (partner in the eMEN project), gave an interesting presentation about e-mental health technology. This Zoom presentation was organised by the European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations (EFPSA) and attended by 500 students and psychologists. Read More