Mental health & wellness are being emphasized as people transition to remote lifestyles and rely on virtual methods to socially engage with others.
Mental health care is evolving to meet the growing needs of the US population.
One in 5 US adults experience mental illness each year. Anxiety, the most common condition, affects 40M adults.
To address these issues, new technologies from teletherapy to brain stimulation wearables are enabling more accessible, personalized solutions than ever before. This comes at an especially critical time when social distancing could lead to increased feelings of isolation and unease.
Virtual therapy platforms are emphasizing a higher degree of personalization during the therapist-matching process. Corporate mental health offerings are also becoming an area of focus as companies look to support their employees in crisis situations.
Below, we take a look at the technologies shaping the future of mental health and how they’re tackling key challenges and gaps in the space.