Dr. Richard Graham

Clinical Lead

Good Thinking

Dr. Richard Graham is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, and a former Clinical Director at the Tavistock Clinic. He is currently Clinical Lead for Good Thinking: London’s Digital Mental Well-being Service (https://www.good-thinking.uk).

He has worked extensively in digital health, e-safety for the last decade and established the first Technology Addiction Service for Young People in the UK in 2010. In June 2016, he was appointed to the Executive Board of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS; the British Government’s principal advisory body for online safety and security for young people) and Co-Chairs the Digital Resilience Working Group.

He also works with the BBC, as Digital Well-being Consultant to the Own It App (https://www.bbc.com/ownit/take-control/own-it-app)

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Online Communities

Community Management is one of the fastest-growing and valuable roles within organisations, but it also has one of the highest rates of burnout and associated mental health support needs.

In this session, we will examine some of the main challenges faced by Community Managers, and consider the impact Technostress has on the wellbeing of both the Community Manager and the community members

We will discuss how our work has supported the mental health needs of 250,000 Londoners in 18 months, and the metric mental shift of changing a single person’s life.


Twitter: @rgraham120

LinkedIn: /richard-graham-83715119

Wesite: www.good-thinking.uk

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