GPs wary of e-health mental health tools

GPs need evidence-based help to navigate through the available online psychological services to treat mental illness, say the developers of a program that provides this assistance.

While UK GPs have embraced e-mental health services for treating anxiety and depression, GPs in Australia are still unsure about the effectiveness of online psychological services, according to the Black Dog Institute in Sydney, which is spearheading a new GP education program.