Stigma surrounding mental health issues often prevents people from talking about the struggles they face. For those who turn to the internet to seek help, locating trustworthy expert advice can take longer than it should as it is often hidden away on many sites different sites. On top of this, people are often unaware of the plethora of different approaches that could improve living with a mental health issue. With 1 in 4 people experiencing a mental health problem each year, providing straightforward and clear access to helpful resources is essential.
Hey Mo is a new website that aims to showcase the different options available when it comes to tackling mental health issues. Our team handpicks the best websites, apps, books and other resources to allow visitors to discover the variety of avenues available, in as quick and clear a way as possible.
We’re very keen to gather feedback on the service as a whole, and so would be very grateful if you could fill out this short survey to help us improve Hey Mo. If you’re interested in helping out or for any other enquiries, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The team behind Hey Mo are Laurie Ainley and Sunil Nandha.
Sunil Nandha is a Clinical Psychologist who works with people experiencing a range of mental health difficulties, including various anxiety disorders, depression and psychosis. Since completing his doctoral training at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, in 2012, he has been employed by the South London & Maudsley NHS Trust. Sunil predominantly uses the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in his work, and is particularly interested in how connecting with others and engaging in valued, meaningful activity can be effective in helping people to improve their well-being and quality of life.
Laurie Ainley is a technology entrepreneur who is passionate about using technology for positive social impact, with a keen interest in improving mental health awareness and treatment. Knowing the impact that mental health issues can have on an individual, while at the same time appreciation of those difficulties grows and the ways to treat them improves, he sees the opportunity to help sufferers get more immediate access to information that might help them. Laurie has spent 15 years building technology platforms from the ground up, primarily at tech startups in London.
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Hey Mo - The friendly guide to tackling mental health issues