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Delivering A Digital Mental Health Service in Australian Secondary Schools: Understanding School Counsellors’ and Parents’ Experiences

O’Dea, Bridianne; King, Catherine; Achilles, Melinda Rose; Calear, Alison; Subotic-Kerry, Mirjana


This study examined school counsellors’ and parents’ experiences of a school-based digital mental health service (Smooth Sailing) that screened students’ mental health and provided automated psychological care. The Smooth Sailing service was offered to 4 secondary schools in New South Wales, Australia, for a 6-week trial period with 59 students taking part. The participating school counsellors (n = 4) completed a semi-structured interview to explore their experiences. Parents of students who...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Services Insights
DOI: 10.1177/11786329211017689
Access Rights: Open Access


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