Student mental health start-up Mantra Health expands its offering to include teletherapy services for bipolar I disorder

Student-focused New York-based Mantra Health recently unveiled a new programme to support people with bipolar I disorder, just over a year after adding support for patients with bipolar II disorder to its platform. The healthtech company is offering the solution as part of an integration with its customers’ university health services, paving the way towards […]

Thymia raises $1.1m for video game-inspired tool to assess and track depression

Thymia has raised a £780k/$1.1m pre-seed round to scale its platform to assess for and monitor depression. The Thymia technology removes the subjectivity from mental health assessments: instead of answering questionnaires, patients play specially designed video games which use cutting-edge Neuropsychology, Linguistics and Machine Learning to detect signs of depression, as well as monitor whether […]

VR mental health treatment eases COVID-19 vaccination process for needle phobics

The NHS has launched a free VR-based treatment plan to help patients overcome their fear of needles.  As the COVID-19 vaccination process continues in the UK, Vita Health Group and the NHS have joined forces to provide patients suffering from trypanophobia – the fear of needles – with techniques and strategies to overcome their fear […]

Headway raises $70 million in Series B funding round to develop its mental health platform

The pandemic has certainly highlighted the importance of mental health. Covid-19 has brought many people down with illness or worse, but it has also brought increased isolation, economic uncertainty and many other kinds of disappointment, and all of this has had a ripple effect on our collective and individual state of mind. Headway focuses on […]

Zavfit, A Groundbreaking Mental Health App, Is Set To Launch In 2021

The first company to identify money-related stress as a health issue, Zavfit is working to launch an app focused on improving individual health and happiness. Following a successful funding round, the company is ready to launch the first full beta version of its app. With money concerns currently the number one cause of mental health […]

Modern Health Expands In The Healthtech Sector By Acquiring Digital Mental Health Startup Kip

For an undisclosed sum, Modern Health, a company specialising in mental health and wellness, revealed that it has acquired behavioural health startup Kip. Kip has developed a tool enabling clients to be digitally connected with qualified therapists. Once a patient is successfully matched, Kip’s hybrid treatment model is initiated. The client can meet the therapist […]

Mental health digital therapeutic platform for psychedelic research released by Mind Cure

Mind Cure, a mental health company based in Canada, has recently developed a digital therapeutic platform which will bridge the gap between patients, researchers and doctors. The new platform will work towards empowering patients so that they can be in charge of their healthcare journey. It also aims to create a database of healthcare practices […]