Growth in apps and social media for wellness and talk therapy

Mental health professionals are exploring new ways of using technology to help patients – including therapy over Skype

16th April, 2017
Richard Murphy of My Mood and Me Picture: Fergal Phillips

It is estimated that one in four people will suffer with mental health problems in their lifetime.

Depressive mental illnesses will be the leading cause of disease in high-income countries by 2030, according to the World Health Organisations (WHO).

People with mental health conditions die 20 years younger than the general population.

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