New service: Emotional Wellness App for patients in South Yorkshire

Published: 16th May 2022
GPs in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Case System (SYB ICS) have been able to offer patients access to the Teladoc myStrength Emotional Wellness App from Consultant Connect.

Since the 9th May 2022, GPs in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Case System (SYB ICS) have been able to offer patients access to the Teladoc myStrength Emotional Wellness App from Consultant Connect. The app is commissioned by SYB ICS in partnership with Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield CCGs for people living in these areas, so is free to practices and patients in the area.

Important information to note:

  • The app is free and suitable for anyone aged 16+ that would like to improve their mental wellbeing
  • It is designed for anyone aged above 16, especially people with low to medium mental health conditions, e.g., issues with anxiety, stress, depression or sleep
  • Teladoc myStrength Emotional Wellness App is accessible without needing to be referred by a clinician
  • The app is not suitable for crisis pathways
  • Sign-up requires the user to answer a set of 5 questions to establish there is no danger to themselves or others
  • Existing local support for mental health remains available via the usual channels
Teladoc myStrength Emotional Wellness App
This free app is available now to all patients aged 16+ in the SYB ICS area, supporting their journey to better emotional health. The customised programme helps with stress, sleep, anxiety and depression.

 

To offer this app to patients:
If you are a clinician in the SYB ICS area, please encourage your patients to download this free app from the App Store or Google Play, or access the service via tablet or web browser.

Patients simply need to input the access code: ‘southyorkshirewellness’ to get started. 

Coming Soon:
Teladoc myStrength Mental Health App – This free app from Consultant Connect will be available to all patients aged 16+ in SYB ICS via their GP, mental health practitioner or a self-referral. The custom clinical grade depression and anxiety programmes include structured eCBT courses, ‘in-the-moment’ coping tools, and access to a 24/7 mental health phone helpline. We’ll be sharing more information about this in due course.

If you need further information or would like a demonstration on how the Teladoc myStrength Emotional Wellness App works, please click here or contact us: , or call us on 01865 261 467.

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