There Is No Health Without Mental Health – Today Is World Mental Health Day

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There is no health without mental health. Today is October 10th, World Mental Health Day. The link above to World Mental Health Day will take you to the World Health Organization (WHO) website, which serves up this video reminding us that this is All of Us.

How Consumers Look At Social Determinants of Health for Cancer, Diabetes and Mental Health

Health Populi

Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health. But then there are variations in SDoH perceptions by condition: for mental health, social support and economic stability rate most potent.

The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

Health Populi

Four in five medium, large and jumbo companies expect their spending on health and wellness programs will increase over the next three years. Of key import is the finding that 9 in 10 employers have plans to address mental health stigma in the next year.

Ieso Digital Health launches global-focused mental health research project

Mobi Health News

The new project will be using the company's accumulated data set to build an autonomous mental health platform.

Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health. The store launched WalmartHealth.com, its health-focused ecommerce portal.

Despite potential, mental health app usage remains low, study shows

Mobi Health News

A recent study published by JMIR Mental Health showed only about 10 percent of mental health patients surveyed used apps.

Health Care and the Democratic Debates – Part 1 – Medicare For All, Rx Prices, Guns and Mental Health

Health Populi

Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, and Jose Diaz-Balart asked the ten candidates questions covering guns, butter (the economy), immigration, climate change, and of course, health care — what I’m focusing on in this post, the first of two-debate-days-in-a-row. health care.

Mental health apps plentiful, but few provide clinical research

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 64 percent of mental health apps claimed efficacy, although only 14 percent included any evidence

META launches digital mental health platform for college students

Mobi Health News

The platform lets students select therapist based on language, gender, faith, therapy style and insurance plans accepted.

Dutch mental health foundation to work with ORCHA on app signposting platform

Mobi Health News

Tens of millions of people in Europe are estimated to be affected by mental health problems every year, according to the OECD

Signant Health collaborates with Shanghai Mental Health Centre for neuroscience study

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SMHC is an affiliate of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a leading organisation on mental health prevention planning

Study: Majority of mental health patients would consider giving clinicians access to phone behaviors, locations

Mobi Health News

A small study published in JMIR Mental Health found that 84 percent of surveyed patients living with mental illness were willing to use apps that would collect and share biomarkers

Digital mental health platform Healios raises $2.9M

Mobi Health News

UK-based digital mental health company Healios has just closed a $2.9 The platform connects patients to mental health professionals for assessments, treatments, and wellbeing check-ins. million (£2.2 million) funding round led by Albion Capital and Spice Capital.

A Breakthrough, Sobering Report on Teens and Young Adults, Digital Health and Social Media Use: Implications for Mental Health

Health Populi

There are also hundreds of stories written in both mass media outlets and professional journals on the topic of TYAs and mental health: especially relative to depression and suicidality. Rideout is the go-to expert on media and health, with a special interest in children and media.

Workplace mental health startup Unmind lands £3M

Mobi Health News

The company plans to put the new money towards improving its mobile platform and increasing its library of contents.

Mental health chatbot UpLift Health closes $1M seed funding

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Washington-based Laidir Foundation

Oxford University VR spinout lands $4.1M for mental health product

Mobi Health News

Oxford VR, a virtual reality platform to treat mental health issues, has landed $4.1M to commercialize its technology.

Prince William spearheads online toolkit to promote workplace mental health

Mobi Health News

The launch of the new site offers employers and employees resources for dealing with mental health in the workplace.

Oxford VR establishes first-of-kind VR-enabled mental health solutions in Asia

Mobi Health News

Oxford VR, an Oxford University spinout company, has announced the launch of its leading-edge treatment for common mental health conditions through a unique partnership with AXA HK and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).

Basis launches consumer mental health counseling app with $3.75M investment

Mobi Health News

The app offers 45-minute counseling sessions with trained (but unliscensed) mental health specialists for $35 per session.

MedTech Advancements Supporting Mental Health Treatments

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mental health affects everyone at some point in our lives. A commonly quoted statistic in the UK is that one in four people suffer the impact of mental ill health.

In-Depth: Technology's role in tackling global mental health crisis

Mobi Health News

At this week's World Innovation Summit for Health in Doha, Qatar experts from around the world sat down to talk about the opportunities and challenges of employing digital health in the mental health field

Opinion: Mental Health Awareness week #BeBodyKind - thoughts for mental health practitioners and digital innovators

Mobi Health News

Dr Victoria Betton, founder and managing director of mHabitat, will be speaking about this and related issues at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference in Helsinki later this year

A helping hand, World Mental Health Day

Digital Leaders HealthTech

However, the 2019 Mental Health at Work report from Mercer Marsh Benefits and Business in the Community reveals that “minority stress” is rampant across the UK. The post A helping hand, World Mental Health Day appeared first on Digital Leaders

NHS, Public Health England introduce platform to help people take care of their mental health

Mobi Health News

The initiative has the backing of the Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex, who will appear tonight in a promotional video supporting its launch

Digital mental health tools won't see clinical adoption without validation, industry players say

Mobi Health News

Earlier this week panelists at the World Medical Innovation Forum talked validation gaps, advantages and the future of digital mental health tools.

Mental health AI platform, Woebot lands $8M in funding

Mobi Health News

Woebot Labs, a mental health artificial intelligence platform, just landed $8 million in Series A funding with New Enterprise Associates leading and Andrew Ng’s AI Fund participating.

New NHS mental health data hub, Babylon Healthcheck and more UK digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

NHS Digital introduces new mental health data hub, Babylon creates new Healthcheck feature, institute launches £3m competition paving the way for a UK-wide infrastructure for health data research and EY releases preliminary findings from survey on digital health attitudes

Holmusk and Janssen R & D partner to develop digital mental health strategy in China

Mobi Health News

Singapore-headquartered digital health and data analytics company Holmusk signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Janssen (China) Research & Development Centre (Janssen), to explore the development of a digital mental health strategy in China

Cigna rolls Happify Health, iPrevail into mental health offerings

Mobi Health News

The digital platforms are expected to help customers manage anxiety and depression.

Analysis: Mental health apps overdiagnose, steer toward self-help

Mobi Health News

While the use of mental health apps has been on the rise, researchers of a recent analysis published by the Annals of Family Medicine, which is broadly critical of these platforms, worry that these apps could lead to unnecessary diagnoses and misinformation about mental illness.

Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Approximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment. But are patients and providers willing to use telehealth for behavioral health treatment?

Social Media and Mental Health – Teenage Wasteland or Land of Opportunity?

Digital Health

Mental health apps helpful but poor design, privacy concerns contribute to low engagement

Mobi Health News

A clinical review, published in Evidence Based Mental Health Month, suggests numerous issues, including poor app design and privacy concerns, have contributed to a low engagement rate for mental health apps.

How digital tools can alleviate the stigma of mental health issues

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Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How digital tools can alleviate the stigma of mental health issues Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

Cigna rolls Happily Health, iPrevail into mental health offerings

Mobi Health News

The digital platforms are expected to help customers manage anxiety and depression.

Ransomware Mental Health

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Ransomware Attack Strikes Mental Health Provider Another ransomware attack has been making headlines this week–this time, the attack targeted a mental health care provider. The post Ransomware Mental Health appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Researchers find lack of standardized measures to evaluate mental health apps

Mobi Health News

The study also found that the bulk of the apps were focused on meditation, mindfulness and relaxation.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment. With one in five U.S.

New mental health app offers tool to help combat stress for Londoners

Mobi Health News

The app employs clinically proven techniques to tackle depression, stress and anxiety