eMHPrac Newsletter Vol.4, No.9, September 2022

eMHPrac Newsletter Vol.4, No.9, September 2022

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In this edition:
  • eMHPrac profiled in new ‘Mental Health Matters’ Magazine
  • New MindSpot resource – ‘The Big 5’
  • eMHprac blog – Finding Safe Self-Help Resources
  • R U Okay? Day: FInd digital tools for suicide prevention
  • eMHPrac Podcast Episode 4 – Spotlight on Lifeline
  • Work with Indigenous clients? Here’s how to use the WellMob website
  • See the eMHPrac team at these upcoming conferences
  • Read the latest dMH research articles
  • This month’s featured service: Lifeline

eMHPrac profiled in the new ‘Mental Health Matters’ Magazine from ANZMHA

New MindSpot resource: The Big 5

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Psychologists from MindSpot have identified five key types of behaviour that contribute to good mental health and released them online and in a new, handy, printable information sheet.

Check out 'The Big 5'

Finding Safe Self-Help Resources

Read this week’s eMHPrac blog post about finding safe online self-help resources.

Read the blog

R U Okay? Day

Did you know the eMHPrac website can help you find tools specifically for suicide prevention?

Check out our factsheet, ‘Digital Mental Health for Thoughts About Suicide and/or Self-Harm’.

See factsheet

You can also search for ‘Suicide Prevention’ tools in our online digital mental health directory – click below!

Search the directory

Podcast: Digital Mental Health Musings

Episode 4 – Spotlight on Lifeline

In this episode of Digital Mental Health Musings, host Dr. Tania McMahon speaks to Sherry Cameron and Tess Reddel from Lifeline Australia about Lifeline’s services, and their role in Australia’s digital mental health landscape and how Health Professionals can integrate into their practice.

Access Digital Mental Health Musings on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and Deezer.

Listen Now

Do you have Indigenous clients? What practitioners share tips about using the WellMob website

Looking for ways how to use the digital resources found on the WellMob website in your work? In case you missed it in the last edition, what this series of short videos from health and wellbeing workers sharing their experience about using online wellbeing resources found on the WellMob website:


Click here to watch these practitioner videos: https://bit.ly/3evaYxl

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Catch us at these upcoming conferences

TheMHS Conference

11 – 14 October 2022, Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney NSW

Workshop and trade booth

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s largest and most diverse mental health conference. It brings together people working across the mental health sector from a wide variety of disciplines.

Visit the eMHPrac team at our trade booth, or sign up for our workshop, run by eMHPrac Director Heidi Sturk and colleague Carol Purtell on ‘Utilising Digital Mental Health for Prevention and Early Intervention’.

To register for the conference or view the program click the link below.

Learn more

Indigenous Wellbeing Conference

24 – 25 October 2022, Adelaide Oval Adelaide SA

2 presentation, poster and trade exhibit

Empowering First Nations Australian, Māori and Pasifika Community-Led Change in Social and Emotional Wellbeing.

See the eMHPrac WellMob team present ‘WellMob – A Digital Wellbeing Tool for Workforce & Mob’ and the eMHPrac team from Menzies School of Health Research present on ‘Engaging Community with Digital Mental Health Resources’. eMHPrac will also have a trade booth.

To register for the conference or view the program click the link below.

Learn more

On our reading radar…

Internet-based CBT for adolescents with low self-esteem: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Matilda Berg, Tomas Lindegaard, Anna Flygare, Julia Sjobrink, Linn Hagvall, Sofia Palmabäck, Helena Klemetz, Mikael Ludvigsson & Gerhard Andersson (2022) Internet-based CBT for adolescents with low self-esteem: a pilot randomized controlled trial, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 51:5, 388-407, DOI:10.1080/1650673.2022.2060856

Engagement with mobile health interventions for depression: A systematic review

Anothony Molloy, Page L. Anderson. Engagement with mobile health interventions for depression: A systematic review. Internet Interventions, Volume 26, 2021, 100454, ISSM 2214-7829, https://doi.org/1016/j.invent.2021.100454

This edition’s featured service…

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About Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

When contacting Lifeline, Trained Crisis Supporters will:

  • Listen to you
  • Provide immediate support
  • Check for your safety
  • Assist to clarify options and choices available to you
  • Provide you with referral information for other services in your local area

On top of the 24/7 crisis support phone line, online chat, and texting service, Lifeline also provides additional information on a range of topics.

Who is Lifeline for?

Lifeline targets all who are suffering from any mental condition, as well as any family members, friends, and relatives who are concerned about the wellbeing of a loved one.

How to access Lifeline’s services

Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline Support via:

Lifeline’s crisis support line and resources are all online and are available and open 24/7 at anytime and anywhere. This includes all online resources, support calls, texts and online chats.

Learn more