Teens, digital and mental health – digital natives or digitally naive?

Alexandra Building Room 006 Cumbria Lancaster

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University of Cumbria & Brathay Trust

The term digital native describes a person that grows-up in the digital age, rather than acquiring familiarity with digital systems as an adult.

Want to know about the latest innovations in digital support for teenage mental health? 

Interested in what digital tools mHabitat found really make a difference?

Come along to this seminar to hear Victoria Betton from the NHS project MHabitat share her expertise.

Victoria is founder and director of mHabitat - an NHS hosted organisation, which supports people-centred digital innovation in health and care. She is a qualified social worker and coach with over twenty years’ experience in local government, third sector and the NHS. She has Masters Degrees in Women’s Studies, Social Work and a Diploma in Public Sector Relations. Her doctoral research was on the theme of mental health and online social networks. She is an Improvement Fellow at the Y&H Improvement Academy, an RSA fellow and a visiting research fellow at the University of Cumbria. She is a member of the HIMSS UK Advisory Board and a trustee for Solace, a refugee and asylum seeker charity. You can find her blog at www.codesigndigitalhealth.co.uk . You can find her on Twitter @VictoriaBetton and her Pets as Therapy dog Bibi on Instagram at bibithepatdog.

Alexandra Building Room 006 Cumbria Lancaster

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