What opportunities does e-mental health offer?

E-mental health is a broad concept and can be applied in a variety of ways. E-mental health can improve the quality of care, increase the range of treatment options and reduce healthcare costs. E-mental health can also improve access to care, expand the catchment area and increase clients’ autonomy and self-sufficiency. However, the extent to which e-health can benefit clients is subjective and depends on the needs, knowledge and experience of the healthcare provider and the client themselves. Below we discuss a number of benefits of e-mental health.