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Challenges for e-mental health implementation in NWE countries

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Within the last two years, the eMEN project partners have conducted 39 interviews with relevant stakeholders from Belgium, France, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. The aim of these interviews was to gather insights into the e-mental health developments in eMEN partner countries (e.g. national agendas, jurisdiction) and to identify the main challenges when it comes to implementing e-mental health. Read More

2019: The year of e-mental health for France

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As mentioned in the eMEN autumn newsletter, in the summer of 2018 the French Minister of Solidarity and Health and the Secretary of State for Disabled Persons presented the government’s roadmap for mental health and psychiatry. This roadmap included among its priorities – for the first time – e-mental health, under the name “Mental Health 3.0”. The Ministerial department responsible for mental health is already working to create a “working group on e-mental health” to implement the objectives identified in the roadmap. Read More

What does a psychologist think about online treatment?

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Since August 2018 I have been working as a psychologist in our online treatment team. In the past 20 years, I have conducted mostly face-to-face sessions, and online treatment was not very common. During this time, we did start to use more email and also WhatsApp, which resulted in more and faster contacts. I had never worked with online modules before, in our case the modules from Minddistrict. I will summarize my first experiences with online treatment. Read More