Leveraging Technology to Address The Mental Health Epidemic

Executive Summary

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the global mental health crisis through its debilitating impact on health, the economy, and society. It has placed an added burden on an already overwhelmed healthcare system, given the deterioration in the condition of patients with existing mental health disorders and the growing demand from those developing mental health disorders.

Technology can be leveraged in several ways in order to have a significant impact in identifying and addressing this challenge.