Digital Resilience: A New Way of Thinking About the Prevention of Mental Health Problems<br />Michelle Blanchard<br />mich...
Presentation Overview<br />The Challenge<br />The Solution<br />YAW-CRC<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up saf...
The Challenge<br />One in six 14 to 19 yr olds have used an illicit drug in last 12 months 1<br />Young women are more lik...
Presentation Overview<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />4<br />The C...
Young people online activities<br />headspace Survey: 2000 young people, 12-25; CATI<br /><ul><li>77% of young people use ...
39% use the internet to seek information about a mental health problem
“question and answer” forums and email should be included in an e-mental health platform</li></ul>Enabling all young Austr...
Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />6<br />Technology: How do young people ...
The future of help seeking<br />“What do you do when a friend is contemplating suicide? Doug didn’t know.<br />So he did w...
Presentation Overview<br />The Challenge<br />The Solution<br />YAW-CRC<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up saf...
YAW-CRC Total Value & Overview<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />9<b...
Success: Research to Utilisation Case study:What YAW-CRC will meanfor a young person<br />Enabling all young Australians t...
DigiEd: Education & TrainingWorkforceskilled to utilise the CRC’s outputs via YAW-NET<br />Enabling all young Australians ...
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  • Jane Burns:Message is that there are opportunities for ALL from young people on work experience through to PhDs and ongoing professional development for the sector.
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  • Jane Burns:An example of what the CRC’s services could mean for a young person.Having a hard time and checks out what’s going on online – Google search refers them to a digital story. From there, linked to Online Wellbeing Centre where they post an Online Q&amp;A. As a result of the Q&amp;A, the young person contacts a headspace site and as part of their treatment they use a mood monitoring app on their phone.
  • Jane Burns:Message is that there are opportunities for ALL from young people on work experience through to PhDs and ongoing professional development for the sector.
  • Jane Burns:
  • DrugInfo seminar: Digital resilience: A new way of thinking about the prevention of mental health problems

    1. 1. Digital Resilience: A New Way of Thinking About the Prevention of Mental Health Problems<br />Michelle Blanchard<br />michelle@yawcrc.org.au<br />Information and Communication Technologies Seminar, Melbourne 2011<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />1<br />
    2. 2. Presentation Overview<br />The Challenge<br />The Solution<br />YAW-CRC<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />2<br />
    3. 3. The Challenge<br />One in six 14 to 19 yr olds have used an illicit drug in last 12 months 1<br />Young women are more likely to have used illicit drug than males1<br />One in 3 (31%) young people aged 18-19 report having used at least one illicit drug in the previous 12 months 2<br />Source: 1. AIHW (2008a) 2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: First Results, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra.<br /> 2.ABS (2008) 4102.0 – Australian Social Trends, 2008, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />3<br />
    4. 4. Presentation Overview<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />4<br />The Challenge<br />The Solution<br />YAW-CRC<br />
    5. 5. Young people online activities<br />headspace Survey: 2000 young people, 12-25; CATI<br /><ul><li>77% of young people use the internet to connect with other young people
    6. 6. 39% use the internet to seek information about a mental health problem
    7. 7. “question and answer” forums and email should be included in an e-mental health platform</li></ul>Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />5<br />
    8. 8. Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />6<br />Technology: How do young people use it?<br />The Internet<br />Mobile Phones<br />95% of Young Australians use the internet on a regular basis<br />Social Networking has changed the way young people interact<br />Smart phones<br />Applications<br />Virtual Worlds and Gaming<br />National Broadband Network<br />Second Life<br />Gaming<br />Connecting Australia<br />Highway in search of a car<br />
    9. 9. The future of help seeking<br />“What do you do when a friend is contemplating suicide? Doug didn’t know.<br />So he did what millions of people world-wide do every day when seeking advice, answers and just about everything else. Doug turned to the universal source of information: Google”<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />7<br />
    10. 10. Presentation Overview<br />The Challenge<br />The Solution<br />YAW-CRC<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />8<br />
    11. 11. YAW-CRC Total Value & Overview<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />9<br />What we bring:<br />70 Australian & International Cross-Sectoral Partnerships.<br />Technology solutions.<br />Significant reach & impact.<br />World class science & leadership.<br />The Challenge:$48.6bn. 1m Young Australians.<br />Cash<br />$109.8m<br />In-kind<br />The Legacy:AnInternational Research Institute changing lives worldwide<br />CRC grant = <br />YAW-CRC Total Value<br />$6.7m<br />$75.6m<br />$27.5m<br />
    12. 12. Success: Research to Utilisation Case study:What YAW-CRC will meanfor a young person<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />10<br />Online Wellbeing Centre<br />YouTube:<br />Digital Story<br />E-mental health clinic<br />Mood Monitoring<br />Online Q&A<br />
    13. 13. DigiEd: Education & TrainingWorkforceskilled to utilise the CRC’s outputs via YAW-NET<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />11<br />Young People & High School<br />University<br />25 PhDs across disciplines<br />30 Honours students<br />300 formal internships at participant organisations<br />Workforce<br />YAW-NET<br />Online seminars<br />Face to face workshops<br />900 health professionals & educators trained<br />15 Hopkins international travelling fellowships<br />500 Community Organisations<br />600+ parent & community members trained<br />
    14. 14. YAW-NET members have access to:<br />Cutting edge research,<br />New education and training programs<br />Evidence-based programs and services which can be adapted and utilised in their local communities.<br />Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />12<br />YAW-NET: The Youth and Wellbeing Network <br /><ul><li>Opportunity to become a ‘best practice’ site where new initiatives are developed and trialed</li></ul>Interested? Register online at www.yawcrc.org.au<br />
    15. 15. Enabling all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient <br />13<br />Our mission:To enable all young Australians to grow up safe, happy, healthy and resilient<br />

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