Search engines and content providers could have a role to play in helping young people find the most reliable mental health resources online, research at the University of Strathclyde has found.

Thousands of websites and apps relating to are available but the study discovered that much of the most useful material was difficult to track down in a .

The presentation explored a finding, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 2013, that young people have the worst access of any group to .

There’s often an assumption that because someone is young, they will know how to use technology. They do know but it can be on quite a surface level and they need to be able to decide what services are reliable.


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