Digital Mental Health on the Rise, but Engagement, Access and Trust Continue to Be Barriers
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped to advance the technology. Digital tools have seen an uptick during the crisis. Meanwhile, there has also been an increased need for mental health care.
Over the last decade, digital mental health has come into the spotlight, raising large amounts of venture backing, gaining interest from policymakers, and seeing wider adoption. However, unclear efficacy standards, poor engagement, and user trust have been obstacles that the community has often faced, according to panelists at Wish 2020 this morning.
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