The Story of Things

Series Four: The Story of Children’s Mental Health (episode two)

November 15, 2018

There are a number of interventions to improve health and quality of life for people with mental health problems, but not all interventions work for adults as well as children. As part of the Child Oriented Mental Health Intervention Centre at the University of York, researchers are developing a digital game to treat fear-related conditions in children. Working with health professionals, young people, and games developers, this new project investigates how digital technologies could be used in the place of, or alongside, traditional therapies to improve the mental wellbeing of children and young people.

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