For every 10 Moodbeam One wearables purchased through the website we will set one aside for someone who needs one but doesn’t have access to one...
Moodbeam One will be used within the NHS in the context of support services within health and social care. The Humber NHS Trust, along with its partnering authorities, is keen to employ the tool within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), social isolation and pain management.
Lee Rickles, Yorkshire and Humber Care Record Programme Director, was first introduced to Moodbeam when it was just an idea. Since then Lee has worked with the team to carry out prototype trials within its mental health services units, particularly with children and adolescents, with a view to seeing if they would benefit from using a Moodbeam device to evidence their moods. Lee explains why he thinks Moodbeam could play a vital role within digital health:
“Mental health has historically been incredibly difficult to visualise and even more so in the case of people with learning disabilities who perhaps can’t articulate their feelings very well, if at all.“
"Moodbeam’s so simple to use that the young, old or vulnerable are able to self log their moods away from the treatment rooms and that allows for a more honest, natural approach to showing whether they are coping or not. Social isolation is a concern to us in Yorkshire as we cover such a large area. It’s great to think that we’ll still be able to stay in touch with our patients from afar, and start conversations with them on the back of what their mood app displays. And that’s just one example of where it could work.”
"Reports have shown that a huge one in four students experience mental health problems while at University – and numbers are only increasing." - Savethestudent.org
“70 million working days are lost each year to mental health problems in the UK, costing employers around £2.4 billion every year.” - Mental Health Foundation