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Youth: Depression

Online module for young people dealing with depression

With this module, care providers working with young people who have depressive symptoms can support them to change their thoughts and to set goals.

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In short

  • Youth
  • Module
  • Suitable for the app

What is the content of this module?

The module focuses on the components of changing thoughts, doing activities, dealing with others, self-expression and control, goal setting and relapse prevention. Prior to the development of this module, research was conducted into the target group. The results of this research have been implemented in the module, such as many choices and interactive moments, stories from fellow sufferers, looking back, focusing on the why and telling it like it is.

An online mood diary has been added to the module that gives young people insight into their own mood pattern. In addition, an action plan is activated in which young people can work on a self-chosen goal.

This module is mobile compatible and can be used via the Minddistrict app or web platform.

Who is this module suitable for?

This module was developed for young people aged between 15 and 18 who suffer from depression. The module is based on the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) method.

What is this module based on?

The module was developed by Martine Eising, Ilona Hartog and Renske Gommer from Minddistrict. Minddistrict develops content through the validated method of 'intervention mapping', combining relevant literature, content experts and user input with knowledge of behavioural determinants (MoAs), behavioural change techniques (BCTs) and persuasive design.

We gathered the views of young people during the development of this module, incorporating their insights and feedback in the content. Various care providers have also contributed to this module and provided their feedback.

Get in touch with us!

Are you interested in using this intervention in your work as a care provider? Or do you want more information? Please get in touch with your account manager or contact us.