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Opportunity details

Are you a young person (18-25) with experience of using mental health services and wearables (fitbit), social media (twitter, Facebook) or other technologies (mobile apps)?

Getting young people involved to ensure they are at the heart of the project

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Full description:

We are looking for nine young people (18-25) with experience of using mental health services and technologies such as wearables (e.g. fitbit), social media (e.g. twitter, Facebook) or other technologies (e.g mobile apps) to form a new Young People Advisory Group (YPAG) to advise a research project looking at whether these platforms are acceptable to detecting mental health deterioration in young people.

Date from

22nd November 2017

Date to

7th December 2018


Imperial College London

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC) is a partnership between Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College London. It has been funded by the NIHR for the next 10 years.


ApplicationForm PPI advisory group FINAL.docx



Mental health



Involvement type:

Designing and managing

What support is offered?

Each activity will be explained by a member of the research team and they will be available to contact with any questions. Members of the group will be supported as needed by Lindsay Dewa and others as appropriate.


Payment for this work will be offered at £20 an hour (for meeting time)


Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed (as agreed with the project manager).

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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