Talkspace is a renowned company that provides solutions to mental health. Since June 1, 2012, the health-tech company has transformed the industry by providing professional therapies through a mobile app. To ensure that people understand mental health better, the firm appointed Demi Lovato as the mental spokesperson on September 9, 2020.
Lovato is a renowned artist and activist. Besides, she isn’t new to the mental health arena. In other words, she represents numerous individuals that have won the fight against mental health struggles. The company would collaborate with Lovato in destigmatizing therapy by using her as the role model on the efficiency of this mode of addressing mental disorder issues. Additionally, the collaboration aims to inspire people to take the necessary actions to support their mental well-being.
Besides, people have benefited from same-day care services from licensed professionals during the campaign that started in September. Furthermore, the company discovered the need to help numerous people fighting tough mental struggles. Various media campaigns to publicize the new development have taken center stage since September.
According to Demi Lovato, the appointment provides an opportunity to apply her singing talent differently. She further added that her collaboration with Talkspace would raise the bar in creating positivity towards mental health. Lovato was quick to admit that her dream of becoming a mental health advocate has become a reality though not quickly.
However, she promised to use her talent and platform to shape the lives of people struggling to get the necessary resources. The announcement came when over half of the American population suffers from adverse mental health effects due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, two-thirds of the affected people have not accessed treatment due to a lack of awareness. Therefore, Demi’s strong passion for addressing mental healthcare and Talkspace’s commitment to the same enhances the accessibility of treatment services to many people.
Talkspace CEO Oren Frank reiterates that the company has remained in the front line to reduce and remove stigma connected with therapy. Frank pointed out that the firm honored Demi Lovato through the appointment for her continuous support on mental health treatment. Oren noted that Lovato doesn’t hesitate to speak either on her behalf or for the fans on mental health issues.
Demi’s zeal for addressing the issue made the company include her on the team whose mission is to make mental health services accessible to everyone. Apart from Lovato’s appointment, the company has facilitated various initiatives since mid-March to address the high demand for digital therapy solutions. The firm has assisted frontline medical workers with 2,100 free months of therapy. Additionally, it has supported therapists with free guidance tools to serve racial injustice and COVID-19 patients, among other initiatives.
The company boasts of user-friendly mobile and web platforms that comply with HIPAA. The network brings together thousands of psychiatrists and therapists to millions of patients globally. Clients get a matching therapist within 24 hours, and therapy sessions commence immediately.
Over 2 million people suffering from trauma, depression, stigma, and other mental issues have benefited for the last eight years. Psychiatry, couple, and adolescent therapy seekers have also enjoyed the services. Clients talk to therapists through live video, text, and voice messages in real-time.