Digital therapeutics provider SilverCloud has partnered with mental health charity Northpoint Wellbeing to co-develop a new digital therapy programme to alleviate anxiety in young people.
The treatment will be available for school clusters across the Leeds area and NHS Child and Adolescent Services Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Calderdale. The programme is also being rolled out nationally to other NHS and education services.
The online treatment, based on cognitive behavioural therapy, is designed for young people 14 years and over but can be used for younger children if a professional assesses them as suitable. It has been developed over the last 12 months and fast-tracked to help this vulnerable group deal with these particularly challenging times and the uncertainty for Year 10 pupils around GCSE examinations and school attendance.
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