«Mental health issues among teens and young adults have risen dramatically over the past decade. Jessica Lake, chief science officer at Limbix, tells us about SparkRx, a digital therapeutics app aimed to help treat adolescent depression. » 

«SparkRx is designed to decrease depression in individuals aged 13 to 22 by providing a multi-week programme based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and behavioural activation protocols.»

«“In primary care, there are guidelines to screening for behavioural health concerns like depression annually. Providers we talk to are identifying teens who need help, and the numbers are staggering. It can be up to 50% of kids screening for depression symptoms,” Lake says.»

Article written by Jessica Hagen.