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What is the purpose of the study?
We are updating the Hope by CAMH app and are interested to hear your thoughts on digital health apps, your health data, privacy, trust, and consent. We would also like to hear your ideas on how we can make consent for digital health apps more meaningful for you. You are eligible to participate if you have downloaded or considered downloading the Hope app. Information about the Hope app can be found at:

Who is needed?
Individuals with: Patients, Families, Care partners, App users, Suicide
Individuals without a mental health or addiction problem.

Age range: over age 16
Gender: All
Ethnicity: All
Other: If you have heard of the Hope app -

What does the study involve?
Number of contacts: 1 90-minute interview, 1 30-minute online survey
Time period: 3 months
Length of contacts: 1 90-minute interview, 1 30-minute online survey
Treatment offered: No

Location: Online Only

Principal Investigator: Gillian Strudwick

Contact information:
Phone: (416)-535-8501 ext. 30132

Study end date: 31 Dec 2023

REB number: 082/2020

Full study title: Partnering with patients and families to prevent suicide: Integrating a safety planning smartphone app into clinical treatment

Keywords: Suicide, Apps, Privacy, Self-harm, Coping


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