CHA News Article

New Report Explores Online Mental Health Help

The California HealthCare Foundation has released a new report that examines the wide array of computer-based and online mental health care products and services now available to people with mild to moderate depression. The report discusses computer-based cognitive behavioral therapies; online professional counseling over e-mail, chat and video; online social networks that offer support from peers; mobile apps for self-management and support; behavioral health games that promote engagement; and virtual reality environments used to diagnose and treat symptoms. The Online Couch: Mental Health Care on the Web is available at www.chcf.org/publications/2012/06/online-couch-mental-health.

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