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How Virtual Reality Is Helping People's Mental Health One Year After Grenfell Tragedy

Experts are using virtual reality to reach traumatised families struggling a year after the Grenfell Tower fire in what is believed to be a UK first.Outreach workers at the Central and North West London NHS trust (CNWL) have been standing amid the market stalls of Portobello Road with VR headsets, hoping to spark conversations with those less likely to proactively seek help.Workers offer people the change to ride a rollercoaster or wing-walk as the adrenaline from the experience acts as an icebreaker to help them initiate frank discussions about how...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Tuesday, 12 June