Dr Bridianne O’Dea completed her PhD in Health Sciences at the University of Sydney in 2013 after completing an honours degree in e-mental health. Her PhD examined the relationship between social networking sites and emotional wellbeing in adolescents. Currently, Bridianne is completing a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Black Dog Institute, Sydney, supervised by Professor Helen Christensen and funded by the OPTYMISE Centre for Research Excellence. Bridi’s current research areas include adolescent depression and anxiety, e-health interventions for mental health, and harnessing social media for suicide prevention. Dr O’Dea has formal research affiliations with the Brain and Mind Centre, Sydney, Deakin University, Victoria, and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen. She is a 2015 recipient of a Society for Mental Health Research Fellowship for her project on suicide prevention and social media.