This is how we can empower 8 billion minds by 2030

The Print | Nov 10, 2019 at 8:06 AM
  • Today, an estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression, while suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people.
  • Everyone has the right to good mental health and yet, worldwide, some estimates suggest that around two-thirds of people experiencing a mental health challenge go unsupported.
  • The rapid spread of smartphone apps, sensors, chatbots, social media, digital voice assistants and virtual avatars, along with cloud-based, deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) tools offers new opportunities to scale access to mental healthcare.