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Digital mental health taking off in Europe

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These 10 Euro­pean tech star­tups want to help you improve your men­tal fit­ness (Sil­i­con Canals):

Accord­ing to a report by WHO Euro (World Health Organ­i­sa­tion Europe), in many west­ern coun­tries, men­tal health dis­or­ders are the major cause of dis­abil­i­ty, account­ing for 30% to 40% of chron­ic sick leaves, and cost­ing near­ly 3% of GDP. In addi­tion to this, the Health at a Glance: Europe report states that men­tal health issues such as anx­i­ety, depres­sion, and drug use dis­or­ders affect over one in six peo­ple across the Euro­pean Union.

Recent years have seen increased inter­est in the use of arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence and oth­er data-dri­ven tech­nolo­gies to improve men­tal health­care. Tech­nol­o­gy promis­es to bridge gaps in access to ser­vices, improve the qual­i­ty of care, and deliv­er per­son­alised treat­ments.

The healthtech star­tups that are flour­ish­ing right now in Europe have spanned across var­i­ous cat­e­gories includ­ing men­tal health. Here, we have list­ed 10 impres­sive men­tal health star­tups in Europe that intend to make a dif­fer­ence.” Con­tin­ue read­ing HERE about Psious (Spain), Meru Health (Fin­land), Flow Neu­ro­science (Swe­den), Healios, Medigold Health, Men­tal Snapp and Talk­Life (UK), Humanoo and Mood­path (Ger­many), and Ahum (Swe­den).

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