Shortage of Behavioral Health Professionals in Rural U.S.
Rural America is facing a shortage of doctors, particularly specialists. In every state, there are more medical professionals in urban and suburban areas than there are in rural counties. Only about 9% of the nation’s physicians practice in rural communities. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and reported in Big Think, examined how mental health care professionals
#200000at2 on World Mental Health Day
Dublin, October 10, 2018. At 2pm on World Mental Health Day 2018, we have hit the 200,000 users mark! Given the incredible growth rate over the last 3 years, with 40,000 users in 2016, 100,000 users in 2017, and 200,000 users in 2018, this is an incredible testament to all who deeply believe in and who have shaped SilverCloud Health.
Empower Rural People to Manage Behavioral Health, Reduce Stigma
People living with behavioral health problems can sometimes feel like they shouldn’t need to see a specialist. They feel that behavioral health issues should be dealt with in private. This harmful stigma is most prevalent in rural communities and with older individuals. Stigma is a powerful barrier preventing rural residents from accessing mental health services and acknowledging the need for
How Digital Health Solutions Can Help Rural Communities
Rural America is changing. With a lack of residents to support large hospitals, an aging population, increasing drug problems, plus a number of other unique issues, communities and providers are turning to telehealth in order to provide comprehensive and accessible healthcare for people living in these communities.
Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to be Rolled out Across Wales
LONDON - 31st July, 2018 - Global health company, SilverCloud Health has been awarded a contract with Powys Teaching Health Board (PTHB), the first health board in Wales. The deal comes after PTHB successfully secured funding from the Welsh Government through the Efficiency Through Technology Fund (ETTF) for a national Online CBT Therapies programme. Initial rollout plans have focused on the
Space from Money Worries Interview with Dr. Thomas Richardson
Boston, July 18, 2018 - SilverCloud Health is excited to announce the launch of our new program Space from Money Worries, a product designed to help break the link between financial difficulties and poor mental health. To know more about the program, we interviewed Thomas Richardson, Clinical Psychologist and accredited Cognitive Behavior Therapist who contributed to the development of the Space
Mental and Physical Health: Integration Through Technology
Links between Mental and Physical Health Conditions In the past few decades, much insight has been gained in regard to how mental and physical diseases interact with one another. It is hard to dispute, nowadays, that every chronic physical condition affects our mental state. It affects our mood, the perception of our own limitations, our role within our family and community, and it affects how
Make Mental Health Check-Ups Part of Patient Care
The value-based care model has been driving payers and providers to look for ways to provide better-quality, cost-efficient care. In the research, one insight that has been uncovered is the high cost and prevalence of mental health issues for those living with chronic conditions.