Innovative virtual mental health platform wins award $250,000 Grants to provide essential jobs to underserved people
San Francisco, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Mind Strongthe leading virtual mental health platform that combines care, data and technology to treat serious mental illnesses, mission day break, $20 million A challenge designed to develop new suicide prevention strategies for veterans.
Of 1,371 applicants, Mindstrong was recognized for designing technology that could successfully address the mental health needs of veterans, especially those with severe mental illness. The VA evaluated finalists on his four main criteria: innovation, evidence-based care, impact, and veteran-centered design.
“This award further highlights Mindstrong’s innovative model that integrates care, data and technology. We are honored to partner with VA and Mission Daybreak to develop Mindstrong CEO, Michelle Wagner.
Mindstrong and the other 30 finalists each $250,000 Funding to complete the critical work in progress needed to continue the downward trend in suicide rates among veterans. Mindstrong’s technology-enabled mental health care platform reduces veterans’ suicide risk by increasing access to evidence-based treatment and providing personalized care for veterans, especially those living in rural America. We aim to significantly reduce the
Of the 20 million veterans in the United States, 4.7 million live in rural areas. People in rural areas are less likely to have access to mental health care services, resulting in higher rates of depression and suicide. Mindstrong’s technology is helping to bridge this gap.
With this funding, Mindstrong will build a platform focused on current veterans by developing Data-Empowered Care Plants (DECPs). Mindstrong uses active and passive data to personalize mental health care for veterans and increase engagement with mental health services in a convenient way. Mental health appointments for veterans are based on patient self-reported symptom dynamics using technology delivered through the Mindstrong app.
In November, Mission Daybreak finalists will present their findings to key stakeholders, while winners receive their prizes. $500,000 To $3 million.
Mindstrong is a healthcare innovation company dedicated to transforming mental health through innovation in digital measurement, data science and virtual care models. Mindstrong’s solutions and health services help deliver preventive care and improve outcomes.The company is based on mountain view, california Backed by ARCH Venture Partners, General Catalyst, Foresite Capital, Optum Ventures, 8VC and more. For more information on Mindstrong Health, please visit www.mindstrong.com.
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