Recently, BHH member Psious, a start-up that uses virtual reality to treat mental health issues such as anxiety, stress, depression, ADHD and eating disorders, received the “Best Startup of the Year Award” during the Startup Day of Esade Alumni. The Startup Day is a conference organised by Esade Alumni and Banco Sabadell aimed at entrepreneurs,.
According to an article by Forbes, the coronavirus has had a massive impact on the world’s mental health. Aside from the physical harm Covid-19 can cause, the fear of catching the virus and the isolation of lockdown has taken an inevitable toll on the general collective mental wellbeing. The article describes how VR and AR.
During this difficult time of crisis, the clinical network of Psious makes their resources available for everyone. That includes psychoeducational webinars and individual sessions of psychological support given by therapists specialized in anxiety management. They also put at disposal various resources as official documents, recommendations from mental health professionals and blog articles. This helps people.