Priority 12 from the Digital Technology for Mental Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Are digital technologies (e.g. apps, telephone support, text messaging, online services) effective in preventing crises from getting worse for people with mental health problems?(JLA PSP Priority 12)
Overall ranking 12
JLA question ID 0069/12
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples When do people use it? In crisis or in a more preventative maintenance way? ~ Are there any apps that can calm you down when upset or anxious, or having a meltdown? ~ How will digital support help me when I'm having a crisis and struggling to cope? ~ How can technology be used to provide rapid access to support for people in crisis? ~ Can I use texting with a crisis telephone helpline?
Submitted by 12 x Service User ~ 6 x  Carer ~ 7 x Practitioner
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0069
PSP name Digital Technology for Mental Health
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 134 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 12 March 2018