Mental health awareness has been a topic of conversation across the country (for the better). As well, the use of online platforms and technological dependence have also been growing in popularity. The world of mental health and technology have begun to merge to give aid to those in different ways. Mental health apps are offering resources to individuals who need more than medication of a weekly visit.
This is has become quite popular among individuals who feel overwhelmed at work or in their personal life. It can also be used to help with managing anxiety. This app allows its users to connect with a licensed therapist in complete anonymity. The drive for this app’s popularity is due to the support that many need in between scheduled therapy visits. There are various plan options that range from unlimited sessions for $25 per week to a live video session for $29. It is a great resource for those who need guidance in moments when others are not available.
Similar to TalkSpace, Woebot offers chat service at any time. The catch is that Woebot is completely automated. The AI checks in with users to see how they are doing throughout the day. The users can respond and have real-time conversations with Woebot. Woebot offers suggestions, calms users down, or just has a pleasant conversation based upon the needs of the user. This a great resource for anyone who gets stressed easily or has depression or anxiety issues.
This app is all about sharing the experience through personal stories. If there is someone you want to get off of your chest but do not want people to know who you are, Huddle is the app for you. You can share a video of yourself telling your story while the entire video has pixelated out your face. It has a feature adjust the amount the video is blurred so users have the option to share their stories of addiction to depression in complete anonymity and begin to slowly un-blur their videos to display their face if they chose to do so.
Happify is a service that helps you find your personal happiness. It is driven by science and a service that helps you, step by step, to achieve your personal happiness. It is designed to break old patterns and start new ones. Their mission statement is, “Happify is the single destination for effective, evidence-based solutions for better emotional health and wellbeing in the 21st century.