Mental Health

20 stories about Mental Health
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
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
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Hey Siri, I’m feeling down: could smart speakers serve as on-campus mental health counselors?

17.07.20|Dov Greenbaum
As student depression and anxiety reach an all-time high, colleges and universities are looking for new ways to help students cope and some are turning to technology, raising serious legal, ethical, and social concerns
מוסף שבועי 25.7.19 תקציר מנהלים פרופ' דנוטה וסרמן

Suicide Is a Tendency, Not a Destiny, Says Suicide Researcher

02.08.19|Keren Tzuriel Harari
Danuta Wasserman, who is a professor of psychiatry and suicidology at Swedish medical university Karolinska Institute and the founder and head of the national Swedish suicide research and prevention center, spoke to Calcalist during a recent visit to Israel
חדר מיינדפולנס נטורל אינטליג'נס

Israeli Tech Companies Discover Mindfulness, Years After Everyone Else

20.06.19|Maayan Manela
Mindfulness workshops and courses are the latest trend to hit tech companies eager to keep their team content in a country struck with severe talent crunch
טוקספייס talkspace רוני פרנק אורן פרנק

Mental Therapy Startup Talkspace Raises $50 Million

Talkspace developed and operates web and mobile apps that connect users with licensed therapists. Olympic medalist Michael Phelps was the face of a 2018 Talkspace mental health campaign
המופע אפליקציות של נימה יעקובי פנאי

Good? Bad? Technology's Effect on Mental Health is U-Shaped

05.06.18|Nir Eyal
By classifying all time spent on social media together, studies overlook the fact that people do all sorts of things on the web, writes author Nir Eyal