Building to advance mental health

Hack Mental Health is dedicated towards developing technology that can improve mental health. Whether its tracking biometrics through wearables, developing algorithms to make social media more friendly, or helping people quickly get the care they need, we're bringing experts in technology, psychology, and business from all along the East Coast to help turn your vision to reality!

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Eligibility

Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age), Teams of minimum of 2, and maximum of 5 people, Organizations from Universities

Requirements

Main Requirement: Build an application that is pertinent to mental health.

What to submit:

  • Submit your Extension on the Twitch Developer Portal

  • Code repository
  • Completed submission form

  • Demo video (OPTIONAL)

Judges

Ismene Petrakis

Ismene Petrakis
Yale School of Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry, Connecticut Healthcare System Chief of Psychiatry and Mental Health Services

Sri Muthu

Sri Muthu
Healthventure Corporation, CEO, Healthventure Labs, Managing Director

Howard Forman

Howard Forman
Yale School of Medicine, Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Public Health, Management and Economics

Seth Feuerstein

Seth Feuerstein
Magellan Healthcare, Chief Medical Officer

Vinod Srihari

Vinod Srihari
Yale School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, STEP Program, Director

Soleme Tibebu

Soleme Tibebu
Launchpad Digital Health, Digital Health Investigator

Judging Criteria

  • Problem
    How impactful and relevant is the problem?
  • Solution
    How creative and unique is the solution? How valuable and inclusive is the solution for users and/or communities? How viable is the solution from a business point of view? How feasible is the solution from a technological point of view?