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This campaign was led by a team of 29 Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and a Young People's Advisory Group (YPAG) across five African countries. The young people wanted to share contextual and accessible information on digital mental health and ethical issues that are important to them.

The digital campaign, coordinated by Kiran Manku, Department of Psychiatry began with a contextual introduction to mental health, digital mental health innovations and the current digital mental health regulations set out across the countries involved, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, United Kingdom and Zimbabwe.

In this campaign the young people presented three ethical issues that are most important for them: 

The digital campaign took place across Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and Instagram for a period of three weeks, achieving 17,000 impressions, 2,300 views and 600 engagements.

Read the full story on the Department of Psychiatry website

 

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