Dr Mark Deady is a research fellow working within the Workplace Mental Health Research Program. He has over ten years research experience in the field of mental health and substance use disorders. His work focuses primarily on prevention and treatment of mental illness within at-risk populations (including youth, high-risk industries, and substance users), with a focus on delivery through eHealth (electronic healthcare).
Development and evaluation of a smartphone application-based intervention that combines and utilises two therapies (behavioural activation and mindfulness) which have been shown to be effective in the treatment and prevention of common mental disorders.
Established by the University of NSW in partnership with Black Dog Institute and NSW Ministry of health to develop research focused on the mental health needs of NSW frontline emergency workers. The team are also developing a number of other projects focused on better understanding the link between other types of work and mental health.