Mental Health

20 stories about Mental Health
חיילים יחידה 669 מפנים פצועים פצוע ב רצועת עזה 31.1.24 מלחמת עזה

Israel turns to AI to deal with PTSD crisis amid Gaza war

18.03.24|Yuval Azoulay
Due to the urgent and unprecedented number of soldiers returning from combat with PTSD and an acute shortage of treatment options, the Ministry of Defense has appealed to companies and academic institutions to develop technologies to support mental health treatment
Mental health map

Mapping mental health innovation in Israel

30.11.23|Yoav Fisher
“Necessity is the mother of innovation, and the national trauma that has befallen Israel could be a catalyst for the next wave of mental health solutions from Israel,” says Yoav Fisher, Head of Technical Innovation at HealthIL
מוסף שבועי 4.3.21 תניה אטיאס

Report to Health Ministry: danger of national-post trauma, immediate response required

16.11.23|Sophie Shulman
HealthTech company Medint published a report advising the health ministry to map potential victims of the 7/10 attacks and to establish a national body to oversee trauma response and treatment.
מגירת תרופות ריקה בבית מרקחת

Demand for psychiatric drugs soars by 30% amid Israel's war with Hamas

26.10.23|Adrian Filut
The demand for psychiatric drugs and sedatives has surged due to a rise in the number of patients and concerns about future medication shortages, which HMOs say is unnecessary.
Eichler Circles BiblioTech

CTech's Book Review: Learning to overcome life’s inevitable challenges

12.01.22|Irad Eichler
Irad Eichler, Founder and CEO of Circles, shares insights after reading “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch.
דימה גרשמן ו זיו יקותיאלי

Israeli startups transforming the next decade of telehealth

29.10.21|Yafit Ovadia
These companies are revolutionizing the way we think about health, and providing patients with remote services, both near and far
Mental Health App

This Mental Health Day, let’s take a look at social media

14.10.21|Dov Greenbaum
The ethical, legal, and social issues raised by this emerging intersection of mental health and digital innovations are non-trivial, writes Prof. Dov Greenbaum
Guy Winch Circles

Circles appoints Guy Winch as Chief Strategic Officer, Relationships

30.09.21|James Spiro
Winch will address the global spikes in divorce and breakups due to the pandemic
Yaffa Abadi F2 Venture Capital

We need to talk about founder mental health

04.05.21|Yaffa Abadi
"VCs can see founders as a means to an end, an approach that is neither pleasant nor beneficial. Or they can see them as people with people problems and address them as needed," writes Yaffa Abadi of F2 Venture Capital
דימה גרשמן ו זיו יקותיאלי

Israeli startup Mon4t paving the way for mental health digital revolution

02.05.21|Yafit Ovadia
Mon4t’s artificial intelligence-based smartphone app helps physicians better monitor and diagnose patients’ psychiatric symptoms in real-time
Miri Polachek

"Wellness is not only about feeling good, it's also about making us better people"

Miri Polachek, founder of Israel Brain Technologies and CEO of Joy Ventures, talks to Michael Matias about harnessing innovation to help cope with mental illness
Binah Team צוות בינה launches ‘Binah Team,’ helping companies with employee wellbeing

04.02.21|James Spiro
The app is available on iOS, Android, and Windows in 12 different languages to help combat stress and anxiety
אירד איכלר

Leveraging technology to make the mental health revolution more personalized, hybrid, and accessible

18.01.21|Irad Eichler
Founder of Circles, a mental health platform, explaina why their approach is more fitting to help people feel less alone and offers patients online group therapy sessions
טוקספייס talkspace רוני פרנק אורן פרנק

Online mental therapy provider Talkspace weighing going public via SPAC at $1.5 billion valuation

12.01.21|Hezi Sternlicht
The NY-based company that was founded by Israelis, is considering using a shelf company created by Wall Street veteran Doug Braunstein
טליאז Taliaz Predictix software

Israeli mental health startup awarded $2.7 million EU grant for AI solution

10.11.20|Yafit Ovadia
The grant aims to support further clinical research and development of the company’s mental health platform
ד"ר אורן טנא

Working from home is resulting in widespread anxiety, says psychiatrist

09.11.20|Maayan Manela
Typically, employees bring their strengths to work and leave their weaknesses at home, but in the work from home era that simply isn’t possible
AI Mental Health

Study: 82% of workers think AI can support their mental health better than humans

08.10.20|James Spiro
2020 has been the most stressful year in history and people want robots to help them, claims new Oracle study
Therapy Tech

7 Israeli startups that are helping to keep us sane

24.09.20|James Spiro
Lonely lockdowns, deadly viruses, economic collapse - it’s no wonder mental health apps are on the rise
Miri Polachek Joy Ventures

Covid-19 got you down? Joy Ventures is determined to innovate our behavioral health

24.08.20|James Spiro
2020 has brought on unprecedented anxiety, loneliness, and depression - here’s how Miri Polachek aims to fix it