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Place Based Approaches to E-Mental Health

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Hibernian Football Stadium

Easter Road Stadium

12 Albion Place

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How can digital technologies and innovations support and enhance mental health in different environments?

The Mental Health Foundation, in association with NHS Lothian, would like to invite you to join us for a seminar to discuss how e-mental health in different settings such as schools and prisons can provide prevention and support to people who have unmet mental health needs. There will also be a focus on the potential of e-mental health to support people living in rural communities. The day will include presentations from experts, product showcases, interactive workshops and a panel discussion. Please see the provisional programme and some of the speakers below. Further details will follow about speakers and workshops.


9.15am Registration; tea and coffee (seating encouraged by 9.50am)
10.00am Welcome (Donald McIntyre, Associate Medical Director, NHS 24)
10.15am Keynote presentation on current policy and practice context for e-mental health in Scotland (Dr Diane Pennington, Lecturer and Course Director, University of Strathclyde)
11.00am Break
11.20am Workshops focused on different settings in which digital technology can be used to prevent and treat mental health problems.
12.30pm Lunch and product showcase/marketplace
1.30pm Innovation presentations with audience feedback
2.30pm Panel discussion with workshop leaders chaired by Donald McIntyre: Emerging themes in place-based digital mental health care – summary of key issues identified in workshops and Q and A with the audience
3.30pm Closing remarks (Donald McIntyre)
3.40pm Networking opportunities and refreshments


Workshop leaders include:

  • Kathryn Abel – Professor of Psychological Medicine, Manchester University
  • Trevor Lakey - Health Improvement and Inequalities Manager, Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board
  • Martin Malcolm – Head of Public Health Intelligence, NHS Western Isles


This seminar aims to share learning and encourage networking, with relevance to service providers, health and social care professionals, people with lived experience, people with caring responsibilities, policy makers, small and medium enterprises and academics.

As the second UK seminar in the eMEN project funded through the Interreg North West Europe Innovation Programme http://www.nweurope.eu/emen @eMEN_EU, this seminar will attract international participants.

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