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Presentation
How the Internet Supports the Lives of Young Adults with Mental Health Challenges
Social Work Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • L. Kris Gowen, Portland State University
  • Martin Rafferty, Oregon Youth MOVE
Document Type
Presentation
Publication Date
10-1-2012
Subjects
  • Young adults with mental disabilities -- Internet use,
  • Young adults with mental disabilities -- Social networks,
  • Technology and youth,
  • Internet and youth,
  • Young adults with mental disabilities -- Services for
Disciplines
Abstract
Presentation that probes how young adults with significant mental health challenges use the internet, specifically as it relates to finding information and "self-diagnosis." The authors explore how youth with mental health challenges use the internet, and share the results of three Oregon focus groups and the NAMI survey of young adults.
Description

Presented at Alternatives Conference in Portland, OR, October 2012.

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/15845
Citation Information
Gowen, L. Kris, and Martin Rafferty. "How the Internet Supports the Lives of Young Adults with Mental Health Challenges." Alternatives Conference, Portland, OR, October 2012.