Mental health relates to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Important at every stage of our lives, it affects how we think, feel, and act, determining how we relate to others and make choices.
Mental health issues are prevalent in society, too many people suffer from stress, anxiety and depression and struggle to manage their mental health. Products that support people’s well-being, help them to identify risk factors, and help them when they do experience problems could have a significant impact on their daily lives.
The following products and services are examples of ways in which mental health can be improved throughout the UK:
- TalkLife: A peer-to-peer support app, that builds a safe, supportive community for people to share their true feelings and talk to others who may be in a similar situation about the issues they are facing
- Thrive: An app that helps prevent, detect early and manage common mental health conditions including depression and anxiety. This group develops evidence-based apps that enable anybody anywhere access to effective techniques that enable people to cope better with the stresses of life. They make apps as fun as possible to make it easy and enjoyable for people to be able use them consistently, as consistent use produces the best results.
- Leaf – there are many wellbeing wearables out there, but the Leaf brand is one of the best known. Focusing not just on physical but also mental health, the Leaf Urban tracker claims it can predict stress, while offering guided meditation to support the user’s wellbeing.
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