In response to the recent announcement by the Department of Health to create 'Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs)', the North East and North Cumbria have submitted an application to become an AHSN.
This is the first study in the UK to investigate the effectiveness of Behavioural Activation in young people experiencing obesity and mental ill health.
The primary aim of the project is:
The first objective will be:
The second objective will be:
The third objective will be:
This work will them be disseminated to academic and health professionals and also to the general public.
The project will be led by Durham University, with support from Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust.
To find out more about Durham University, please visit: http://www.dur.ac.uk/
The HIEC funded aspects of this Project are now complete (March 2013). To view the final report please click here.