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Mental Health: Is there an app for that?
In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians experience a mental illness, and by the time we reach 40 years of age, 1 in 2 Canadian have, or have had, a mental illness. With over 10,000 mental health and wellness apps now available, how do you know where to start?

Join us as the ever-popular Dr. Anthony Levinson gives a short presentation where you'll learn about the top mental health apps and online resources experts recommend to help people self-manage mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use problems, such as quitting smoking or reducing alcohol intake, and mindfulness training. Learn how to evaluate online resources and the potential benefits and harms posed by their use.

A short Q&A will follow the formal presentation.

This webinar is part of the Health & Wellness in partnership with McMaster's Optimal Aging Portal, a trusted source for healthy aging information based on scientific research.

About our speaker:

Dr. Anthony Levinson is a Professor at McMaster University and a physician who works in the area of consultation-liaison psychiatry in Hamilton, Ontario. As the Director of the Division of e-Learning Innovation in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr. Levinson develops and studies internet-based solutions to deliver high-quality health educational experiences to both the public and health care professionals. As part of the leadership team for the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal, he leads the design and development of multimedia content, including online learning about various topics related to healthy aging.

Mar 27, 2023 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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