Homewood Research Institute (HRI) is proud to announce a partnership project with Frayme that will help Canada evaluate the quality of mental health apps in a scientifically sound way.Read More “Helping Canada measure the safety and effectiveness of youth mental health apps”
Read More “New funding will support projects to help civilians with trauma, youth struggling with mental health”
Generous funding from the FDC Foundation the Ontario Trillium Foundation will support two projects that will benefit civilians and youth living with mental health problems.
Thanks to the generous support of the McConnell Foundation, HRI will move forward with a project aimed at helping Canadians make the best use of digital mental health tools.Read More “Grant from the McConnell Foundation will advance digital mental health project”
Technology will play a vital role in addressing the worldwide need for better access to mental health services. And while new digital mental health tools are developed every day, decision makers struggle to determine which tools should be used and scaled with confidence in healthcare systems.Read More “A framework for rigorously evaluating digital mental health tools”
As the need for mental health resources grows, technology will play an increasingly important role in the delivery of mental health services. In recent years, mental health apps have proliferated, providing smartphone users with fast and cost-effective access to portable resources that address everything from anxiety to eating disorders.
But how effective are mental health apps? With little to no research to support the claims of app developers, healthcare providers and consumers struggle to select and make the best use of these resources.Read More “Do mental health apps work? HRI and The RBC Foundation want to find out”