SuicideTech: Enhancing Suicide Prevention and Postvention

The World Health Organization, as early as 2019, reported that close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year. That is 1person every 40 seconds. Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15-19-year-olds. 79% of global suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. Ingestion of pesticide, hangings and firearms are among the most […]

Insights from HackMentalHealth Hack-A-Thon, at Yale University!

February 22 – 24, 2019, I attended my first HackMentalHealth (https://www.hackmentalhealth.care) Hack-A-Thon in New Haven, CT, USA at Yale University. Here a community of more than 200 digital mental health interesteds (yes, my word) including consumers, technologists, entrepreneurs, clinicians, researcher, advocates, caregivers assembled to work on solutions focused largely on suicide, substance abuse and data. This is […]