mental health

Doctor doing telehealth
By  Mallory Hackett 11:18 am April 26, 2021
The American Board of Telehealth has opened registration for its new self-paced, online behavioral telehealth certification program. In response to growing behavioral health needs during the pandemic, the ABT developed this curriculum to give mental health professionals the tools to effectively deliver behavioral health services through telehealth. "The COVID-19 pandemic set off a new wave of...
HealthHero, Qare
By  Sara Mageit 07:21 am April 12, 2021
Digital health provider HealthHero has entered the French market with its acquisition of Paris-based telehealth startup Qare. Backed by health tech venture builder Kamet Ventures, the acquisition strengthens HealthHero's telehealth position in Europe and now covers 22 million people, with plans to provide just under three million consultations this year. WHY IT MATTERS Qare combines medical...
Product shots of the Mantra Health app
By  Dave Muoio 11:11 am April 1, 2021
Mantra Health, a startup providing virtual mental healthcare services to higher education, has closed a $2 million extension to the $3.2 million in seed funding it disclosed late last year, MobiHealthNews has learned. The startup's newest backers include Canaan Partners, City Light Capital and Baleon Capital, as well as Aligned Telehealth founder Dr. Nitin Nanda as a strategic angel investor....
Happify Health's health and wellness app
By  Dave Muoio 11:40 am March 17, 2021
Happify Health, a platform for mental health and disease management programs, has brought in $73 million in funding as part of a new Series D and other "related financing." Deerfield Management Company headed the investments, which also included funds from Omega Capital Partners, ION Crossover Partners and other prior backers. WHAT IT DOES Founded in 2012, Happify is best known for digital...
In-ap shots of Instagram's eating disorder resources.
By  Dave Muoio 12:56 pm February 23, 2021
Yesterday TikTok, Instagram and Pinterest each announced collaborations with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) that are focused on highlighting body positivity and surfacing eating disorder support services to their users. Timed with the start of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, all three social media networks described new systems in which users who either search for or...
By  Dave Muoio 01:32 pm February 17, 2021
App-based primary care provider 98point6 today announced a new integrated behavioral health offering for its employer, health plan and health system clientele. Founded in 2015, the company's app-based platform uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to conduct a text-based conversation with users, allowing it to build up a patient profile before matching them to a clinician for virtual...
By  Dave Muoio 12:29 pm February 11, 2021
San Francisco-based mental health and wellness platform Modern Health has kept its foot on the gas throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Today it announced a $74 million Series D funding round just a few months after a $51 million Series C closed in October and formally announced in December. The new investments peg Modern Health's lifetime funding to more than $170 million, the company said, and its...
A product image of the Onduo app
By  Dave Muoio 09:00 am February 2, 2021
Onduo Health, the virtual diabetes coaching program backed by Verily (and to a lesser extent Sanofi), announced this morning that it is expanding its platform beyond Type 2 diabetes to include several other conditions frequent among its populations. Multi-condition services focused on hypertension, pre-diabetes, weight loss and mental wellbeing – as well as underlying coaching support for dieting...
The platform works to empower patients to be more active in their care journey – and also creates a database of clinical practices and protocols for the psychedelic research community.
By  Mallory Hackett 12:23 pm January 6, 2021
Mind Cure, a Canadian mental health company, has released a digital therapeutic tool designed to close the gaps between patients, clinicians and researchers. Called iSTRYM, the app provides close to real-time data regarding patient care, procedures and protocols. It’s described as a centralized management system that can be used for a variety of mental health treatments, including those in...
By  Dave Muoio 12:08 pm December 15, 2020
Modern Health, maker of a mental health and wellness platform for employer customers, has uncorked a $51 million Series C funding round headed by Battery Ventures. The raise also included prior investors Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, 01 Advisors, Afore Capital and Okta cofounder Frederic Kerrest, as well as new backer Felicis Ventures. This raise – which lands less than a year after Modern's $...