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Call to Mind: Entrepreneurs tackle mental health and well-being

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Entrepreneurs tackle mental health and well-being
Grady Hannah, left, Aneela Idnani Kumar and Dale Cook speak with MPR's Chris Farrell at the MANOVA Summit. The three guests were three high-tech entrepreneurs re-imagining how to provide mental health support.
Eamon Coyne

MPR's Chris Farrell hosted this Conversation on the Creative Economy at the MANOVA Summit, a global gathering at the Minneapolis Convention Center on the future of health and health care.

Mental health is critical to our overall health, our sense of well-being and our engagement in our community. The Center for Disease Control reports that half of us will experience at least one episode of mental illness in our life time.

One in five adults experience a mental health condition each year. Our mental health care system is struggling to meet demand. The discrimination stigma surrounding mental health is strong.

Chris Farrell's guests were three high-tech entrepreneurs re-imagining how to provide mental health support.

Call to Mind is an MPR content initiative around issues of mental health.
Call to Mind is an MPR content initiative to inform and mobilize new conversations about mental health.
MPR

Dale Cook is co-founder and chief executive officer of Learn to Live.

Aneela Idnani Kumar is co-founder and president of HabitAware.

Grady Hannah is CEO of Nightware.

This broadcast was recorded October 9, 2018 at the MANOVA Summit and is part of Minnesota Public Radio's mental health initiative — Call to Mind.