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Parallel sessions

Youth Mental Health Ireland Conference Wellbeing Technology

Parallel sessions

The four main sessions are listed below. Only lead authors /presenters are listed here, and where possible there are links to the presentations used on the day.

Innovation in service delivery

The role of online support groups in the eating disorder recovery process

Eating disorder recovery .pdf (172KB)

Harriet Parsons, Bodywhys

Multiple online supports at Turn2me: The ‘engage’ programme

Turn2me engage programme .pdf (78KB)

Eoin O’Shea, – an international comparison of user-profile survey data international data comparison .pdf (459KB)

Aram Hosie, Inspire Foundation, Australia

Changing Behaviours: We Are More Than Rational Robots 

Changing behaviours (Speaker Deck)

Liam Ryan, Get Health (


Research and evaluation I

iFightDepression: Using the internet to enhance awareness and self-management capacity for depression

iFightDepression .pdf (631KB)

Rebecca Murphy, National Suicide Research Foundation

A multi-site randomised controlled trial of the computerised CBT programme, MoodGYM

Trial of MoodGYM (Prezi)

Conal Twomey, University College Dublin

A service-based evaluation of a therapist-supported online cognitive behavioural therapy programme for depression

SilverCloudHealth Evaluation .pdf (1.2MB)

John Sharry,  Mater Hospital and Clinical Director of Silver Cloud Health

The recovery context inventory (RCI): changing the way we talk about mental health 

The recovery context inventory .pdf (1.594MB)

Tom O’Brien, EVE: a Health Service Executive programme


Emerging issues, opportunities and ideas

Putting the genie back in the bottle – sexualisation and the online influence

Putting the genie back in the bottle (Prezi)

Colman Noctor, St. Patrick’s University Hospital

How can we make it cool to share problems with friends?

Sharing problems .pdf (1.218MB)

Mark Nolan, Software Product Manager at WotDaFunk

Social media and mental health

Social media and mental health .pdf (1.536MB)

Fiona Kennedy, Blogger at Sunny spells and scattered showers

Supporting young people at key points of transition

Support at key points of transition .pdf (1.21MB)

Eimear Fallon, HeadsUp


Research and evaluation II

The integration and experience of structured online supported programmes in Student counselling at Trinity College Dublin

Integration and experience of structured online support .pdf (1.085MB)

Freja Petersen and Amy Colla, Trinity College Dublin and Silvercloud Health

ReachOut 101 – Minding our mental health online 

ReachOut 101 .pdf (869KB)

Fenella Murphy,

Assessing adolescents’ needs from mental health mobile technologies 

You can email Rachel for more information about her research at

Rachel Kenny, University College Dublin

Mental health and internet use: building an evidence based picture

Mental health and internet use (Prezi)

Georgina Mullen, University College Dublin



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