Smart phone app to monitor early warning signs, create management plans, devise stress reduction strategies and crisis plans. Based on the jo smith and max birchwood "back in the saddle" and "relapse prevention manual"
My App idea is to create a database of information relating to Mental Health, consisting of up-to-date information about prescribed medication e.g. side effects, doses and length of treatment. There would also be a Q&A menu that allows the user to explore their symptoms and get the right type of help when entering services. The Q&A section would also allow people to take part in a Mental Health quiz that scores your current ...more »
Self management strategies for Bipolar Disorder which are delivered over the Internet have a growing evidence base and so the next logical step would be to customise these to suit delivery via mobile phones and tablets which have distinct interface opportunities and restrictions. This would have the benefit of increasing access without the stigma of having to access traditional services whilst also reducing the costs ...more »
The Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIIP) service is working on the first EIIP mobile phone app. The main purpose of the app. is to engage with the age group of which the EIIP service is aimed (14-35 year olds) via a platform which is seen as integral to this demographic. The objectives of the app are to: • Provide advice and guidance to anyone concerned about possible symptoms of mental illness shown by themselves ...more »