It's a citizen science research on mental health social support networks. The chatbot CoAct for Mental Health wants to serve to formulate proposals to improve social support networks in mental health. It counts with an extended team of co-researchers with lived experience of mental health. And also with a community of people and organisations involved in knowledge and management in the field of community mental health.
"... All of us who have participated in the generation of chatbot stories have shared thousands of vital moments and have come out very strengthened and empowered. Now you can be part of this great social support network by joining this great common citizen science effort. "
"When my neighbor offered to take part in the chatbot, I hesitated. Mental health? I'm far away, I told him, I know your son, only contact. But then I think ..."
Rosa, participant of the chatbot.
"... I would like the collaboration of all the participants in the chatbot to be as diverse and more diverse as possible, to bring light to the people who live with mental health problems ..."
"... Mental illness? We have no comment to make on it, we don't know anything about it ... we silenced it so much that it seems to us that it doesn't exist. I was encouraged to participate in the bot chat for collaborate to make it more visible. "
Mercè, participant of the chatbot.
"I'm a really lucky person to participate in this project, I became very empowered as we traveled the journey together, I grew as a person, I learned ..."
"A friend suggested that I take part in the chatbot. I did it for her and because it's a subject that I realize I don't know about... Little by little I got to know situations that I didn't care about and now they make me think. "