Our Chief Executive, David Babington today welcomed some of our partners in the Menhir Project to Action Mental Health.
Pictured left to right : Antonio Benitez, Early Stage Researcher, Universidad De Granada; Prof Maurice Mulvenna, Ulster University; Prof Zoraida Callejas, Universidad de Granada and David Babington.
Zoraida and Antonio are currently on secondment in Northern Ireland kick starting the MENHIR project. #menhir_h2020
MENHIR, led by the Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain will research and develop conversational technologies to promote positive mental health. The technology hopes to assist people with mild depression and/or anxiety manage their symptoms and prevent relapse via mental health monitoring through interactive conversations.
Action Mental Health is one of the project members of MENHIR, a partnership of academia, private and voluntary sector organisations.
The other members are –
MENHIR will use co-creation to develop a technology Chatbot to provide symptom and mood management, identification of patterns indicative of relapse and recurrence, personalised support, coping strategies, mental health education and signposting to online resources and local services.