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Digital Futures for Youth Mental Health - ESRC Funded Seminar

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University of Birmingham

Lecture Theatre 6 - Arts Building (R16)

Edgbaston Campus

Birmingham, England B15 2TT

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Forward Thinking Birmingham in collaboration with the University of Birmingham, University of Greenwich, National University College Dublin, University of Ireland, Galway and the University of Nottingham is hosting the last in a series of nine ESRC funded seminars on youth mental health and wellbeing.

This seminar is taking a current and future look at how digital technology and resources can best support the mental health and wellbeing of young people and the professionals & carers who support them. We will be hearing from young people, leading researchers and experts on how innovative digital tools and resorces can support clinical practice, emotional resilience and research methods as well as exploring the increasing impact of social media on young peoples lives.

Special Guests include: Think4Brum Digital along with vanguard presentations from our speakers including:

  • Professor Matthew Broome - Institute for Mental Health, University of Birmingham - Welcome address

  • Dr Andrew Thompson - University of Warwick 'Bridging Realities - designing a virtual world to engage and treat young people with psychosis'

  • Dr Martina De Simplicio - Imperial College London - 'Imaginator: developing a digital tool-based intervention for young people who self-harm'.

  • Professor Andy Phippen - Plymouth University - 'Nudes, Dick Pics, and Jeremy Hunt'

  • Dr Victoria Goodyear - University of Birmingham - 'Young peoples engagement with health-related social media: New Perspectives'

  • Dr Elvira Perez - University of Nottingham - 'Accessing online data for youth mental health: meeting the ethical challenges'

  • Dr Christopher Yau - University of Birmingham - 'Does AI represent hype or an opportunity for youth mental health?'

  • Matthew Horrocks - University of Nottingham - 'Recognising and asking about suicidality in primary care - the case for an electronic guided decision making tool'

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please note there are limited places and all attendees must reserve through eventbrite.


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University of Birmingham

Lecture Theatre 6 - Arts Building (R16)

Edgbaston Campus

Birmingham, England B15 2TT

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