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Shift.ms is the only community dedicated to recently diagnosed people with multiple Sclerosis (MSers), providing a positive, enabling online community for over 9,500 MSers, empowering them to acknowledge their MS, … Read more

Digital Health Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Digital Health Award

2014 was dubbed ‘The Year of Wearable Tech’, so it was only fitting that we introduced a brand new Award category in keeping with this theme – the Digital Health Award. This … Read more

Sam Heather profile

Using apps to connect people and places

At just 21, Sam Heather has already created over 20 apps, which have been downloaded more than 500,000 times. Currently a student at the University of York, Sam uses his … Read more

StressHeads

Helping young people personify and cope with stress

StressHeads is an innovative digital tool, accessible via mobile and desktop applications, which helps young people cope with, and understand, the causes of stress. Created by YouthNet, the brains behind … Read more

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DontBottleItUp: Free online support for alcohol

DontBottleItUp is a free online support service available 24/7 to anyone seeking advice, support, and information about their drinking. Using a quick, easy, and confidential online questionnaire people can find … Read more

PlusGuidance

PlusGuidance puts therapy in the patient’s fingertips

PlusGuidance is an online counselling platform that helps people securely and discreetly connect with a counsellor that’s right for them. Through video-calls, voice-calls and instant messaging, the service is private, … Read more

Self Help Services, Manchester

Using e-learning to deliver affordable cognitive behavioural therapy

Self Help Services is a user-led group that has delivered Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Services (cCBT) to over 1500 people across Greater Manchester in the past year. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy … Read more

Prospects Trust, Grow Your Own Charity Online 2013

A farm-based mental health charity using social media to reach supporters

Established in 1989 Prospects Trust is a charity based on 18 acres of organic farmland at Snakehall Farm in rural Cambridgeshire. It not only grows the best organic produce but … Read more

Self Help Services, Community Impact Award 2013

Tackling social exclusion in mental health

Self Help Services is a user-led group that has delivered Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Services to over 1500 people across Greater Manchester in the past year. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is … Read more