Right now we are in the midst of a digital revolution that presents us with new opportunities as well as new challenges to enhance the quality, accessibility and efficiency of care.
It's an "era that may provide new knowledge and evidence-based tools to better promote mental health; and help with diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery".
While technology offers the potential for cost-effective scaleable mental health support, it cannot be used as a substitute for access to high-quality individualised services. It is another option in the continuum of mental health care and support, and a tool for better integration of mental health services, if done correctly. Read more