Short description: We need a technological solution to facilitate the recognition of mental distress among young people (15-24 years). The solution would help us to offer young people the most personalized set of possible steps and measures act upon their perceived mental distress.
Market potential: The content part could be extended to the recognition and improvement of the lifestyle of young people (nutrition,activity, sleep, screentime). The solution could expand to parents and adolescents.
Timing: COVID-19 has increased the mental distress of young people by at least 50%. A solution is needed as soon as possible, as timely action is important in the field of mental health.
Desired result: We will be able to offer every young person who will use the solution a tailored set of steps to help him solve his mental distress. In this way, we will contribute to more effective action and, consequently, to the improvement of mental health among young people.
Information on challenge owner: NGO for innovative education of young people.
Keywords: Mental Health; Recognition of distress; Personalized guide; Innovative approach; App solution