The hazards of digital mental health

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Why are so few digital mental health tools based in evidence? The answer is complicated.

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. As we go about our lives today and truly every day, we should be mindful that mental health is all about each of us individually, and all of us in our communities and in the world. 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.


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COVID-19 Reveals Urgent Need for Universal Mental Health Care

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The economic shock or either losing our jobs, seeing our savings eroding from 401(k) plans, losing our health insurance, or all of the above. and finally, The front line of health care workers — physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, emergency department personnel, et. In this pandemic crisis, and whenever “after” will be, people — health citizens, all — face greater levels of stress, anxiety and depression.

Mental health startup Taliaz scores €2.3M EU Horizon 2020 grant

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The grant will support clinical research expansion in Europe and the development of Taliaz's mental health management platform

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

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Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health. These are the inputs that bolster health beyond health care services: they include economic stability like job security and income level (and equity), education, and access to healthy food, food security, safe neighborhoods, social support, clean environments (water and air), and in my own update on SDoH factors, access to broadband connectivity.

eVisit Joins World Mental Health Day with Behavioral Virtual Care Update


There is no health without mental health. Those seven words are the first you see on the World Federation for Mental Health’s (WFMH) website. 10 is World Mental Health Day and the theme this year is: Mental Health for All: Greater Investment, Greater Access.

Top Tech Resources For Improved Physical and Mental Health In 2021

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Top Tech Resources For Improved Physical and Mental Health In 2021 appeared first on Editorial Improved Physical and Mental Health In 2021

Ginger taps Capsule for same-day mental health medication delivery

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Medication delivery is currently available in metro areas of New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston and Austin.

MedTech Advancements Supporting Mental Health Treatments

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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. The article MedTech Advancements Supporting Mental Health Treatments appeared first on Editorial Anadea Dariya Lopukhina digital health Mental health apps Teletherapy

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

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employers are tightening their focus on mental and behavioral health, addressing workers’ chronic conditions, emphasizing women’s health, and allocating more resources to digital and telehealth investments, we learn from Optum’s Ten Years of Health and Well-Being at Work: Learning from our past and reimagining the future. Of key import is the finding that 9 in 10 employers have plans to address mental health stigma in the next year.

Improving College Students’ Mental Health Using Technology

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mental illness is a condition most people shy away from discussing. The article Improving College Students’ Mental Health Using Technology appeared first on Editorial Improving College Students' Mental Health Using Technology Mental health appsIllegal copying is prohibited.

How Tech Is Being Used to Improve and Expand Mental Health Options

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Technology is changing different sectors, including the mental health sector. This happens in different ways, including the development of skills, and directly impacting mental service delivery.

Modern Health buys fellow digital mental health startup Kip

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Modern Health will now be able to integrate Kip's data tracking and assessment tool into its services.

The Coronavirus Impact on American Life, Part 2 – Our Mental Health

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as most people are “social distancing” or sheltering in place, based on numbers from the early April 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation health tracking poll on the impact of the coronavirus on American life. Surgeon General, the fact is that a growing number of Americans are feeling negative mental health impacts…and it’s only early April in what will be a many-month new-normal of physical distancing.

Digital mental health on the rise, but engagement, access and trust continue to be barriers

Mobi Health News

This morning at WISH 2020 Tom Insel and other panelists discussed the opportunities for applying tech to the global mental health shortage.

Reimagining Online Mental Health Education


New possibilities are now available for digital mental health education, especially for healthcare organizations, with the hope of expanding training opportunities and public health awareness around mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention

Technology innovations tackling the youth, young adult mental health crisis

Mobi Health News

SJF Ventures' Stephanie Nieman gives a breakdown of the growing list of digital mental health tools available to this populations, and the various ways to deploy them

Milwaukee VA telehealth program helping veterans with mental health care


Client Healthcare Mental Health Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News TelemedicineMilwaukee’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers telehealth services to veterans, with 90% of its providers participating in the program. So far, only about 400 veterans have received care through this telehealth program, however with the high rate of participation among its providers, that number will grow quickly this year.

How VR, AR could support astronauts' mental health in space

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NASA stakeholders discuss the potential for technologies supporting astronauts' mental health and cognitive functioning during a mission.

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

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

As Americans Start to Return-to-Work in the Summer of COVID, Mental Health is a Top Concern Among Employers

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employers worry about workers’ mental health and substance use as employees begin returning to work in the summer of 2020. companies are “very concerned” or “concerned” about employees’ chronic illnesses, acute illnesses, and injuries along with behavioral health issue, based on McKinsey’s annual employer survey which coincided this year with the COVID-19 pandemic. Most U.S.

World Mental Health Day: ‘The illusion that all therapy must be delivered in person is now fading’

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In recognition of World Mental Health Day today, MobiHealthNews explores the ways the acceleration of mental health tech such as VR, mood wearables and AI in recent months has significantly changed the way we use and look at mental health therapy.

Mind Cure releases mental health digital therapeutic for psychedelic research

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The platform works to empower patients to be more active in their care journey – and also creates a database of clinical practices and protocols for the psychedelic research community

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

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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

Record Stress Levels Fueling Demand for Mental Health Services

Healthcare IT Today

This prolonged and elevated stress is fueling increased demand for mental health services. New poll results from the American Psychological Association (APA) shows that adults in the US are experiencing the highest levels of stress since the pandemic began.

Health IT can help combat mental health crisis

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Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: Health IT can help combat mental health crisis Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now Primary topic: Telehealth.

Ieso Digital Health launches global-focused mental health research project

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

Latest from Tech Tonics: Tele-behavioral Health: Breaking Down Barriers and Stigmas at a Time of Escalating Need

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For all of modern human history, those with mental health challenges have held back from seeking treatment due to the stigma associated with doing so. Consumer Engagement David Shaywitz Digital Health Social Determinants of Health Tech Tonics Podcast connected social media Ginger For 20 years, advocates of telemedicine have been trying to break through to common usage.

Wearable tech to provide insight into mental health in the construction sector

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Pagabo and Moodbeam have collaborated to aid mental health and wellbeing and improve working conditions in the construction sector

Digital mental health subscription service Cerebral lands $35M

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The startup said that the new funding will go towards expanding into all 50 states.

Mental health apps plentiful, but few provide clinical research

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

Mental Health Problems In College Students On The Rise

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Students are often afraid to confess to the possession of a mental health problem. The article Mental Health Problems In College Students On The Rise appeared first on Editorial Google Scholar Jstor MedlinePlus Myths and Facts about Mental Health Problems in College Students NIMH SAMHSA

Doctor Anywhere launches online mental health consultation service

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Singapore-headquartered telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere announced it has launched an online mental health video consultation service.

Holmusk signs MoU with Singapore’s NHG and IMH to co-develop digital solutions for mental health

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According to the 2016 Singapore Mental Health Study, about one in seven people in Singapore has experienced a mental health condition in their lifetime.

How To Manage Mental Health in Relationships

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Want to know more about mental health in relationships? Imagine what it would be like to live with someone who has mental health issues, and you are not aware. Every couple should realize why mental health is important.

The Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 – Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorders in the Pandemic

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come morbidity impacts hitting mental health in America, hard. reported at least one adverse mental or behavioral health symptom in the last week of June 2020. Those at greater risk for mental health impacts were younger people age 18 to 24 years.

Research reveals people’s mental health is negatively impacted by COVID-19

Mobi Health News

New research out of Australia published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research indicates that individuals living during the coronavirus pandemic had significantly worse mental health outcomes than their peers measured before the pandemic. The study used an online mental health-measurement platform to compare the mental health of people before and during the pandemic.

Mental health tele-supervision platform secures $2.2M seed funding round

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To streamline accreditation, Atlanta-based Motivo pairs aspiring mental health providers with online clinical supervisors

New digital mental health startup Hurdle lands $5M to focus on caring for Black communities

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406 Ventures and Seae Ventures led the round with participation from F-Prime.

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

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Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health. The company’s announcement this week of pulling products that can be used in military-style weapons from its Outdoor Sports/Shooting department is a major move for public health that is something of a watershed that will impact well beyond the company’s inventory and stock price.