Mental Health

Mental Health Apps Set for a Big 2017!


"Several months ago, CCS Insight surveyed 2,000 people in the US and UK about what they would most like to have tracked about themselves, and a large portion of them answered with, 'stress levels.' It looks as though their requests are being answered.  Mental health is a big focus in the tech industry right now. [...]

Mental Health Apps Set for a Big 2017!2016-12-14T03:48:22+00:00

The Government Steps up to Help with Opioid Treatment


Are you a medical professional that manages drug-based opioid treatment for your patients? Now there's an app for you! The government jumps into the app development space through The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), launching a new app to help medical professionals manage patient care. MATx is a mobile app that provides prescription [...]

The Government Steps up to Help with Opioid Treatment2016-10-12T17:23:53+00:00

Picking a Mental Health Mobile App


Forbes brings us an article about some points to consider when choosing a mobile app to improve your mental health. "There are a sweeping number of mobile apps for mental health in the market today – with varying focus areas, standards of measurement, partners and user experience. So when you’re looking for the right app, [...]

Picking a Mental Health Mobile App2016-07-27T01:45:52+00:00

Your Mobile Big Brother


When we think about monitoring something or someone, often times the idea of "big brother" comes to mind. It assumes that if the technology exists then it will be used by someone more power than ourselves to possible nefarious ends. We already know that with technologies like facebook, we trade the ability to stay connected [...]

Your Mobile Big Brother2015-08-03T20:07:53+00:00

Mental Health Mobile Apps are on the rise!


Many of us have used an app to track our steps, or to track our diet. But the new frontier in mobile health is mobile mental health. Just like health apps, users can track their mental health and do activities to improve it over time. HealtheDesigns has been working with the Veteran's Administration to make [...]

Mental Health Mobile Apps are on the rise!2014-07-31T18:26:03+00:00

Is your phone an intimate partner?


Don't get too excited, I'm not talking about using your phone as a sex toy.  But, I am deeply interested in the relationship we have formed with our phones.  In the past, technology was mechanical, and cold, something clearly outside of an intimate relationship.  Our relationship with technology was primarily utilitarian; we used technology as a tool. But all of that changed [...]

Is your phone an intimate partner?2013-07-04T16:36:38+00:00

HEALTH eDesigns in the San Antonio Business Journal


HEALTH eDesigns is featured this week in the San Antonio Business Journal. Read the article now! The article talks about InnerAlly Resilient Recovery, an app underdevelopment and set to launch in the app store in late August.   Resilient Recovery is a mobile iPhone app that helps people self manage alcohol addiction.  It is based on [...]

HEALTH eDesigns in the San Antonio Business Journal2012-06-23T19:18:29+00:00

VA set to create a VA App Store


Get excited, iPads are coming to Veteran caregivers! The VA is serious about using mobile devices to improve the health of Veterans.  Just recently NextGov announced that the VA will be purchasing 1000 iPdas for the family caregivers for Veterans.  This program, called the Clinic-in-Hand project, will host apps integrated with VA data systems that [...]

VA set to create a VA App Store2012-06-04T15:07:04+00:00

Can Mobile Apps Save the Mental Health Provider Shortage?


Studies predict a shortage of qualified mental health professionals in the future.  The financial rewards of being a mental health professional are dropping drastically due to how the insurance companies are reimbursing for services.  As the baby-boomers retire out of their positions and fewer young people are entering the field, we are soon headed towards [...]

Can Mobile Apps Save the Mental Health Provider Shortage?2012-05-25T15:01:24+00:00

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