Mental Health Apps

Here are some mental health apps that you, or someone you know, might find useful: Intellicare – Download on Google Play This IntelliCare app is a member of a suite applications created for a Northwestern University research study investigating the effectiveness of smartphone-delivered interventions for treating depression and anxiety. This app will recommend apps to use based…


We Launch £1 Per Employee initiative for Berkshire Mental Health

Brighter Berkshire will this week step up calls for region’s businesses to support mental health £1 per Employee campaign which will strengthen region’s network. We will be issuing a press release across the region with our call to action.

Brighter Berkshire, the community-led initiative which aims to reduce stigma and improve everyone’s mental health, is calling for the region’s businesses to help transform the way we manage mental health in the county.

One in four adults in the UK currently has a mental health problem, affecting the lives of tens of millions of people. The OECD has put the economic cost to the UK at £70 to £100 billion a year.


Evaluation Update

Brighter Berkshire Evaluation Update The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) guide for ‘Evaluating Community Projects’ (Taylor et al, 2005:2) suggests ‘evaluation is most effective when: it is a continuous process informing planning and delivery as the project develops’ (p. 2). In this spirit, and as the authors recommend, we are collecting everything we possibly can in…