Mental Health

Field Trip Pursues Postpartum Depression and Treatment Resistant Depression as Lead Indications for FT-104, Its Novel Psychedelic Compound

Field Trip, a leader in the development and delivery of psychedelic therapies, has announced the lead indications for FT-104, its novel psychedelic compound in development, will be Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD) and Postpartum Depression (PPD). Through Field Trip Discovery, its drug development division, Field Trip is developing next-generation psychedelic molecules. Its first molecule in development, FT-104, a prodrug, is a synthetic serotonin-2A…

Why Wearables Company Bellabeat Is Investing $10M in Solutions and Research Targeting Postnatal Depression

Bellabeat, known for its wearable fitness trackers has recently announced that the company plans to invest $10M in research and solutions addressing postnatal depression this year. This investment is a call to action and aims to bring more attention to postnatal depression as well as incentivize institutes, companies, and clinics in the space to look for viable, holistic health solutions regarding the…

Healthline Media Deepens Its Commitment to Black Mental Health with an Investment in BEAM’s Black Wellness Innovation Fund

Healthline Media has expanded its ongoing partnership with the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) by becoming the premier partner in BEAM’s Black Wellness Innovation Fund with a $100K contribution. In honor of BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, which BEAM has reframed as “Mental Health Liberation Month”, BEAM is seeking to expand the Black Wellness Innovation Fund to support underserved Black…

MedAnswers and Organic Conceptions Team Up to Deliver Emotional Health Insights to the FertilityAnswers App Community

Health impact startup, MedAnswers has announced it has partnered with Organic Conceptions, an emotional health and wellness company for those challenged by fertility issues. Through the FertilityAnswers mobile application, MedAnswers now provides the clinically validated survey, FertiQol, to its patient health profile to assess its users’ emotional wellness and quality of life as it relates to their ability to cope with struggling…

Investigational Pill for Postpartum Depression Shows Promise in Clinical Trial Led by the Feinstein Institutes

Scientists from The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research have announced the publication of results from a phase 3 clinical trial looking at the safety and efficacy of the oral neuroactive steroid zuranolone (30mg) in the treatment of patients with postpartum depression (PPD). The findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Psychiatry showed that after two weeks of daily treatment, women treated…

Telehealth Provider SimpleHealth Now Offers Meditation to Help Women with Reproductive Health Concerns

SimpleHealth, a telehealth provider of women’s reproductive wellness, announced today its partnership with Core Wellness for a series of guided meditations related to women’s health concerns. Core is a meditation start-up that offers an app paired with a handheld meditation trainer with an intuitive design that uses dynamic vibrations and feedback to help you relax, focus and stay consistent.   “At SimpleHealth, we’re committed…

Equip Partners with Cigna to Broaden Access to Eating Disorder Care

Equip is now in-network for Cigna’s members in California, New York, and Texas, easing the financial burden of eating disorder treatment on families Equip, a company that virtually delivers evidence-based eating disorder treatment to families at home, today announced that customers with Cigna in California, Texas and New York now have access to its network. “Families should not have to worry about…

Women’s Brain Project Co-founders Publish New Book on Sex and Gender Differences in Diseases of the Brain and Mind

Neuroscientists and Women’s Brain Project Co-founders Antonella Santuccione Chadha and Maria Teresa Ferretti have recently released their new book Una bambina senza testa, a semi-autobiographical book. The book explores gender difference within the world of mental and neurological diseases and has just been published by Rome-based Edizioni Mondo Nuovo in Italian. Una bambina senza testa is an exciting dialogue between two scientist friends who…