Five major obstacles to overcome in order to improve mental health

By Javier Fernández-Álvarez Again this year WHO’s World Mental Health Day has arrived, and lots of efforts have been made by scientific and professional communities to spread the message about the importance of enhancing people’s mental health. However,...

Mindfulness in primary education to reduce aggressive behaviours

By Camille Nadal Children in primary school are at an age where they are expected to be more aware and in control of their emotions. Some children however show aggressive behaviour towards other kids or teachers. Verbal or physical threats, throwing things with intent...

Advancing youth mental health care via innovative technologies

Research shows young people express preference for using mental health technologies. But how can we enhance and improve mental health technology solutions to help young people? Infographic by Dionne Bowie, AffecTech researcher and PhD student: WHO Mental Health Day...

AffecTech Supporting World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2018   AffecTech is proud to support the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Mental Health Day 2018, which this year is highlighting the important issue of young people and mental health in a changing world. A major...