Would you ever text with a therapist? What about following along with a meditation on an app? Lots of people are struggling with mental health right now, but getting access to in-person therapy is more difficult during the pandemic. Mental health technology, like phone apps, might be able to help bridge the gap.
MPR News host Angela Davis is joined by a psychologist and two people in the mental health tech field to talk about how the intersection of mental health and digital tools can help people and support traditional treatment.
Melissa Kjolsing is the CEO of Recovree, an app that supports people recovering from substance use disorder.
Grady Hannah is the CEO of NightWare, a smart watch app that helps people with PTSD.
If you need immediate mental health help, check out these resources.
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