A family struggling to find mental health care for their 10-year-old daughter have called on health bosses to confront an acute shortage of beds for young people.
Samantha and Jonathan Lethbridge say their daughter has had episodes of suicidal thoughts 40 times in the past two weeks. They have been forced to care for her at home since an initial episode in A&E;, when they were told she would not be able to get psychiatric care. “Our daughter needs urgent medical support and there […]
UK-based mental health provider Mersey Care NHS Trust has partnered with Stanford University to develop an app that prevents suicides, according to BBC.
By Aditi Pai When a person opts to use it, the conceptualized app will monitor their communications, like social media accounts, emails, and phone calls, to help physicians track those that are at risk of committing suicide. If users show signs of visiting a location where people often commit suicide or if they miss an […]