Updated by Aditi Joshi & Craig A. DeLarge, June 26, 2021

One of the most vexing risks of the digital mental health space is that of efficacy and safety amid an overwhelming number of choices. We have been heartened to discover a continually emerging subcategory of services that play a…


Lately, I have been using what is probably the most analog of digital health wearables I use. The doppel is a wrist-worn wearable that creates a silent vibration on the inside of your wrist, mimicking a heartbeat, they call it a “lub-dub”, and eliciting focused and calming effects in the…


The World Health Organization, as early as 2019, reported that close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year.That is 1person every 40 seconds. Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15–19-year-olds. 79% of global suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. Ingestion of pesticide, hangings and…


As we continue to roll out and evolve our StressTech Literacy Program with its consideration of digital lifestyle and how, we can better leverage such in our journeys to achieve and maintain healthier stress levels. …


At The Digital Mental Health Project, we work to increase the public’s literacy regarding how everyday digital technology can support healthier stress levels. Here we want to talk about how, and why this literacy is so important in this current COVID-19 crisis.

StressTech Implications of COVID-19
The COVID-19 situation is one…


In my MPH studies, I have been exposed to the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) more than ever based on the program’s focus on global mental health. It was the WHO’s global mental health reports that actually inspired me to pursue my MPH studies.

As a digital health…


Recently I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Mental Health Radio Network (MHRN), a network of over 70 podcasts on a broad number of topics related to mental health ranging from 1st responders to addiction to autism to politics to spirituality to suicide to teens to veterans…


An emergent theme in our writing is related to research that delineates different models and categorizations related to how mentaltech is being adopted. Historically, we have blogged about such in these posts:

  1. HCP Adoption Levels Model
  2. Cultural Tailoring of Teletherapy
  3. StressTech Adoption patterns and insights

This post, I summarize findings…


True to our intention to continually develop educational offerings that enable a responsible adoption of MentalTech, we have developed and released our StressTech literacy series. Different from our forthcoming MentalTech literacy series, StressTech focused on technology applications that achieve healthier stress levels. It’s focused on wellness versus illness. …


As I continue to research this topic of data privacy concerns as a barrier to mentaltech adoption, I have found proposals for a simplified format in much the same wat as we have simplified food labels. One is a 2006 paper from the Center for Information Policy Leadership about multilayered…

The Digital Mental Health Project

Educational experiences enabling a “responsible” adoption of MentalTech! See more at https://digitalmentalhealthproject.com.

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