Adults in Scotland can now get digital therapeutics for anxiety and insomnia.
Adults in Scotland can now obtain digital therapies for anxiety and insomnia through the National Health Service (NHS).
Big Health, the company behind the Daylight and Sleepio apps that will be available to adults in Scotland, has announced that its products are now part of the NHS’s services. Daylight and Sleepio are two examples of apps that can be used to help with mental health issues.
Anxiety is the body’s reaction to stress, whereas insomnia is a sleep disorder in which patients have trouble falling asleep.
Adults in Scotland are given access to digital therapeutics through NHS Scotland.
Adults in Scotland will be able to access digital therapy for anxiety and insomnia as part of the NHS services starting today.
People will be able to get the proper treatment at the right time if this is paired with traditional services.
➡️https://t.co/3KHCDv1SeK pic.twitter.com/EClu3V5t8S — Scotland’s Government Health Service (@scotgovhealth) 13th of October, 2021 Adults in Scotland now have access to digital treatments for anxiety and insomnia through the NHS. Adults can now use the Sleepio and Daylight apps as part of their NS subscription.
“As part of NHS services, adults in Scotland will have access to digital therapy for anxiety and insomnia from today,” the Scottish government stated on Twitter.
Big Health, the business that created the apps, said on Twitter that it is “glad to assist @scotgov’s world-leading mental health approach.”
According to MobiHealthNews, many Scottish adults in all 14 NHS Scotland health board regions are now using the apps to self-refer or contact their GPs for cognitive behavior therapy.
Last year, five NHS health board areas in Scotland were given access to the applications for the first time.
“Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) indicated that 71 percent of patients who used Daylight experienced anxiety remission and 76 percent of individuals who used Sleepio had clinically meaningful sleep improvements,” according to the MobiHealthNews study.
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Insomnia and Anxiety
Anxiety is defined by Healthline as a person’s body’s reaction to stress. Anxiety disorders come in a variety of forms. Phobias, panic disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder are examples of these.
Rapid breathing, restlessness, an elevated heart rate, difficulty falling asleep, and difficulties concentrating are all symptoms of general worry.
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