Extended Distress Brief Intervention Programme: evaluation - summary findings

Research summary of the the extended Distress Brief Intervention Programme (DBI) programme. The aims of this evaluation are to investigate the implementation of the extended DBI programme, the experiences of those who delivered and received a DBI in the extended programme, and the impact that DBI had on levels of distress.


1. In this report, telehealth refers to the delivery of health related services via the telephone or the Internet (e.g. using smartphones, computers or other electronic devices).

2.The Mental Health Hub at NHS24 brings together Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, Mental Health Nurses and Mental Health Senior Charge Nurses who work to support people who require urgent mental health support.


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