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30 Modern Mental Health Innovations

From Emotive Awareness Plugins to Therapeutic Chatbot Apps

— January 27, 2017 — Lifestyle
These modern mental health innovations range from therapeutic chatbot apps to emotive awareness plugins that mobile users can track when feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed. Once a stigma, mental health issues are becoming a more open topic of discussion, going beyond medical studies to social media channels, branded campaigns and even the workforce.

In addition to examples like inviting mental health clinics that take the shame out of confronting one's issues, other standouts include panic-alleviating mobile games that are ideal for those suffering from anxiety attacks while in public settings.

Furthermore, examples like text-powered therapy platforms offer a cost-effective alternative to in-person sessions which can be expensive. This specific treatment method is also discreet, allowing those who aren't ready for in-person therapy to express health concerns openly.
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Paranoia-Preventing Platforms
Paranoia-Preventing Platforms
The SlowMo App Helps Users Fight Off Needlessly Paranoid Thoughts
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Therapeutic Chatbot Apps
Therapeutic Chatbot Apps
The Harlie Chatbot App is Designed For People With Neurological Issues
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War Veteran Resource Apps
War Veteran Resource Apps
'Objective Zero' Connects Veterans to Talk About Mental Health
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Therapeutic Texting Platforms
Therapeutic Texting Platforms
7 Cups of Tea Offers Anonymous Online Therapy and Someone to Talk to
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Holistic Student Wellness Centers
Holistic Student Wellness Centers
The University of Missouri's 'Whole U' is a Space for Wellness
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Mood-Sensing Watch Apps
Mood-Sensing Watch Apps
The EmoWatch App Recognizes If a Person is Happy or Sad
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Mood-Based Writing Apps
Mood-Based Writing Apps
The 'Don't Worry Be Happy' App Deletes Text If the Author is Unhappy
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Protective Health Resources
Protective Health Resources
Instagram Now Offers In-App Tools for Mental Health Support
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Mental Illness-Signifying Systems
Mental Illness-Signifying Systems
A New AI Can Use Metrics to Assess Depression on Instagram
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Anxiety-Alleviating Card Games
Anxiety-Alleviating Card Games
'Cards for Calm' is a Game That Discourages Negative Thinking
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Emotion-Based Social Platforms
Emotion-Based Social Platforms
'React2' Lets Users Share How They Feel and Compare with Others
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Panic-Alleviating Games
Panic-Alleviating Games
The Mobile Game Flowy Helps Anxiety Sufferers Manage Panic Attacks
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Mental Health Awareness Portals
Mental Health Awareness Portals
Walgreens Now Includes a Portal to Fuel Mental Health Campaigns
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Therapeutic Breakup Apps
Therapeutic Breakup Apps
The 'Rx Breakup' App is Designed to Mend a Broken Heart
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Text-Monitoring Therapy Apps
Text-Monitoring Therapy Apps
This Therapy Tool Monitors Mental Health Through Patient Messages
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Text-Based Therapy Sessions
Text-Based Therapy Sessions
The 'Talkspace for All' Platform Provide Greater Access to Therapy
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Mental Health Jaw-Trackers
Mental Health Jaw-Trackers
HeadScan is a Wearable System to Track Wellbeing Through Jaw Movement
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Emotion-Tracking Apps
Emotion-Tracking Apps
The In Flow App Improves Personal Happiness by Monitoring Mental Health
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Anxiety-Simulating Magazines
Anxiety-Simulating Magazines
This Fake Magazine is Filled with Content Concerning Anxiety Problems
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Emotion-Predicting Apps
Emotion-Predicting Apps
Keymochi is a Smart Keyboard App That Can Identify the Feelings of Users
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Emotive Awareness Plug-Ins
Emotive Awareness Plug-Ins
The Blissify App Blocks Websites That Disrupt the User's Good Mood
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Interactive Mental Health Apps
Interactive Mental Health Apps
This App Allows Users to Chat with a Dedicated Psychologist
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Mental Health-Detecting Softwares
Mental Health-Detecting Softwares
The Cognition Kit Resolves Problems Relating to Mental Health
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Global Mood Survey Apps
Global Mood Survey Apps
'How Is The World Feeling Today' Calculates Real-Time Worldwide Emotions
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Stress-Fighting Gadgetry
Stress-Fighting Gadgetry
The Pip Monitors the Skin's Electrical Current to Determine Stress Levels
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Sleep Disorder-Healing Systems
Sleep Disorder-Healing Systems
The 'Winx Sleep Therapy System' Promotes Unrestricted Breathing
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Emotion-Tracking Wearables
Emotion-Tracking Wearables
The 'Sence' Wearable Trackers Lets Users Track Their Emotional State
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Mood-Detecting Chatbots
Mood-Detecting Chatbots
AI 'Joy' Can Keep Track of Human Emotional States on Facebook Messenger
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Stress-Reducing VR Experiences
Stress-Reducing VR Experiences
Relax VR Offers Soothing Immersive Experiences
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Inviting Mental Health Clinics
Inviting Mental Health Clinics
This Health Clinic Resembles an Open-Concept Library
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