To accelerate the innovations needed to provide every single person in the world with high quality mental healthcare.
At Affect, we come to work every day because we want to solve the biggest problems in mental healthcare. We don’t wait for the “next big thing”; we are out chasing it, building it, and improving it.
We seek to harness contemporary innovations in science and technology to address the challenges of stigma, access, and quality of mental healthcare.
Affect provides the best entrepreneurs and product professionals the protected time and resources they need to build products and services on a global scale. By providing these resources, we will empower, support and nurture a community to accelerate mental healthcare solutions.
Our ambition is to build sustainable enterprises unafraid of transforming traditional approaches to mental health.
Here at Affect, we believe that mental health is one of the most important issues of our time. That is why we are committed to creating and supporting companies that are ready to transform global mental health. Below are some past and present companies that we have incubated.
Suportal is a solutions based platform designed to push peer support to the front lines of mental healthcare. By implementing public health and user data analysis to identify the best existing organizations, Suportal aims to unite the best of the best in a fight against isolation.
Memoir Health provides transformative, compassionate care for individuals facing behavioral health challenges with integrated peer support services.
By interviewing over 1,000 patients, loved ones, and healthcare providers, the 1,000 Journeys Project seeks to map out the problem space and seed products that solve the biggest challenges in mental healthcare.
Sunrise Health uses text group therapy integrated with artificial Intelligence, to provide accessible, on-demand, and stigma-free support for users, while also increasing efficiency and analytics for providers and organizations.
Over the past year our teams have been hard at work researching and identifying what it takes to build the products and services needed to transform mental healthcare. Under the umbrella of our mental healthcare incubator, these projects are currently in the works:
Originally an anonymous outlet for her own mental illness journey, this blog has become a psychologist-recommended resource for patients and loved ones worldwide going through treatment and recovery from eating disorders. Ryan has revealed her identity as Kim Le, a successful financial analyst. But at what cost?
Towel is an AI-based software compatible with wearables such as FitBits that predicts and deploys in-the-moment interventions against panic attacks.
After 12 years of vehement denial and silent suffering, Kim was dying in the hospital and forced to make the very difficult decision of checking into residential treatment. This is her story.