Did you know that only 7 out of 10 people in the U.S. who need mental health services don’t get them? Similar gaps in mental health treatment exist around the world.
The gap is ever wider for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. In the U.S., for every mental healthcare provider trained in an evidence-based treatment for BPD, there are nearly 6,000 people seeking their services.
In recent years a number of supportive apps have been developed to reduce the gap in access to mental healthcare. But how effective are they?
A team of U.S. researchers from the McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts headed by Lois W. Choi-Kain, MD, MEd, looked into the potential benefits of mental health apps in a study they published in June of 2020,
Do you use a mental health app? We’d like to hear comments from you about your experience.