People in North-west England area stand to benefit from a therapy that has won praise for its effectiveness in battling depression. The introduction of computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in a pilot project follows an agreement between the Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Primary Care Trust and Ultrasis plc
The South Tyneside PCT has chosen to expand its use of Beating the Blues for the treatment of depression and to introduce four web based self help programmes for depression, anxiety, stress and insomnia.
Ultrasis plc, the provider of computer-delivered, interactive healthcare products and associated services, has secured two new pilot contracts to provide computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) to Condition Management Programmes (CMP) in the Northwest of England.
A recent paper published in the Primhe Journal of Primary Care Mental Health has clearly demonstrated that Beating the Blues led to significant improvements in depression and general health
St John of God Counselling Centre in Fremantle, Western Australia introduced the 'Beating the Blues' program in 2005 to its primary care mental health service and has just agreed to renew its license for a further year.
A new initiative from Bury Primary Care Trust (PCT) is to make effective treatment quickly and easily available to people facing mental health problems
The UK's largest single local authority employer, Birmingham City Council has decided to renew its license for Work Related Stress Audit (WRSA)
The Mental Health Promotion Strategy, to be launched this summer, will make the Relief Series available to all Trafford residents as well as staff from the local authority and both PCTs.
Up to 40,000 patients in Hertfordshire have faster access to treatment for depression now that Ultrasis' Beating the Blues computer-based self-help program is available from their GP.
Kent County Council have agreed to renew their contract with Ultrasis for a further 12 months.
People with mental health issues who live in Tameside and Glossop are set to benefit from the extension of an innovative computer based treatment.
Four Primary Care Trusts in East Sussex have made the decision to jointly commission 15 licences for the Beating the Blues