Despite a reported 6,500% global increase in doctors recommending mental health apps to patients, research suggests they can never substitute for traditional person-to-person care.
Individuals who experience suicidal thoughts can show signs of this in the language they use. We analysed more than 100 suicide notes to find these language patterns.
Can today’s crisis in mental health be seen as the result of neoliberalism, the 2007/08 financial crisis and the austerity policies that followed?
While some respectable organisations have lists of recommended apps, very few of these apps are supported by experimental evidence.