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This Company Wants to Replace Therapy With Wearable Tech

This Company Wants to Replace Therapy With Wearable Tech

Whereas mental health wearables were once the brainchildren of niche startups, Amazon and Fitbit now want in. AdvertisementA few manufacturers of mental health wearables have aimed for a higher FDA designation, and the agency has signaled a willingness to consider them. AdvertisementA central goal of many mental health wearables is to harness physiological signs of stress. “There are no biomarkers for mental health that are used in a consistent way,” said Torous. We just don’t have a signal like that.”AdvertisementStill, mental health metrics have moved from niche companies into the marquee products of tech giants.