Looking for problems is easier than looking for solutions. And if we were to start counting all the problems with the current mental health system we might never stop. But we can actually summarize them into 3 main categories: accessibility, affordability and anonymity. Let's explore the solutions to these problems that Neurotops has come up with.
In times of crisis humanity seems to be able to focus better and innovate in order to overcome it. Today, mental health problems are very prevalent and are also rising at an alarming rate. Is it time to look at new innovative mental health treatment solutions?
Why do we even feel lonely? Don't we have so many "friends" on social media platforms that we could talk to and socialize? Aren't there so many like-minded people to talk to and share ideas? Just like many other things there is more to loneliness than meets the eye.
There is a reason why the middle path is often said to be the golden path. That's because it is better than swinging to the extremes. In this case mental health awareness is great to have but mental health problems becoming the new punk or emo trend is definitely something that needs to be addressed.
Mental health problems that go untreated for long periods of times can not only become worse but also cause a plethora of other problems. These problems can affect an individual's entire life from his health to his social life and job.
Traditional methods of dealing with anxiety involve exposing the patient to the object of their anxiety. Even dough this method is the most effective it is also the most unpleasant. But with virtual reality people can more easily interact with their anxiety triggers since they know they are in a completely safe environment.
Virtual reality technology is rapidly advancing towards a future where we will be able not only to see and interact with the environment using remote controllers but also experience the sense of touch. There are a couple different approaches to making this a reality already and we are exited to see what's instore for us next!