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Technology for Well-Being 2014

We’re delighted to host our second annual international Technology for Well-Being conference on Thursday, 25 September 2014 in Croke Park, Dublin.

This year’s theme is “Bridging the digital disconnect”.

Call for abstracts

We’re now calling for abstracts from interested researchers, service providers and students. Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be sent to research@reachout.com by Friday, 1 August 2014.

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Who should attend

The conference is open to service providers, policy makers, health managers, the technology sector, researchers, media, students and interested members of the public.

Selected conference topics

  • Innovation in technology and mental health
  • Social media and mental health
  • Suicide prevention and the internet
  • Mental health promotion / public messaging online
  • National policy in technology and mental health
  • Good practice in the safe delivery of online mental health services
  • Crisis response protocols
  • Technology, cybersafety and young people
  • Youth participation and engagement with online interventions.

How to submit an abstract

Abstracts of no more than 250 words should include the presentation title, name(s) of author(s) and relevant affiliation.

A steering group will review abstracts and authors will be notified of our decision by Friday, 15 August. Papers chosen will aim to reflect the range of conference topics. Presentations will include a mix researcher-led and practitioner-led presentations.

Research based on accepted abstracts will be presented at one of the conference parallel sessions. Presentations should be 15 minutes in duration.

All abstracts or queries to research@reachout.com.

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