MENTAL

HEALTH

 SOLVEAthon

 

unlimited

Solving teams from >45 countries, ages

18 to 35 working together to address challenges & potential solutions affecting

6 life tracks 

open INNOVATION

Aug 28-30, 2020 "Inspiration Weekend" welcomed over 35 global expert perspectives, sharing insights about possibities in improving mental health 

PEER PROOFED

This Solveathon format &  design has been built to capacitate the widest range of applicable perspectives from youth leader, field professionals & investment experts

IMPacT DESIGN

As mental affects many global & local impact parameters, this Solveathon is guided by experienced value designers from multiple industries & sectors 

MENTAL HEALTH affects >600 million people worldwide and most countries spend less than 2% of government funds in treatment and prevention but lose anywhere between $16million to $2billion a year since 2017.

Mental disorders frequently lead individuals and families into poverty. Homelessness and inappropriate incarceration is far more common for people with mental disorders than for the general population, and exacerbate their marginalization and vulnerability. This annual Mental Health Solveathon will focus on crowdsourcing relevant and applicable solutions to life applicability areas,we call; ‘tracks’. 

Explore the tracks below and help someone live a more hopeful life NOW! 

EDUCATION & Learning

Does your idea/solution aid in the education or training of behavioral health literacy?

FAMILY & COMMUNITY

Does your idea/solution unite communities and address social stigmas aginst mental health?

Physiology & THERAPY 

Does your idea/solution highlight the correlations of physiology to psycological treament?

LifE Purpose Design

Does your idea/solution better enable personal and professional life design/goals?  

EMPLOYMENT CARE

Does your idea/solution enhance employee mental health and wellbeing initiatives? 

FINANCE & WEALTH

Does your idea/solution aid in personal financial management, or alleviate stress and anxiety? 

THANKING OUR 2020 INSPIRING SPEAKERS

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George Pullen

Senior Economist

Professor and Speaker

INCUBATION / ACCELERATION PARTNERS

Thanking the progressive organizations for enabling further incubation & acceleration of solutions

For partnership enquiries get in touch with poonam@tacthub.com, or reach her directly on LinkedIn

Vision Health Pioneers sponsored a wildcard into the final selection round of their 9-month Berlin based incubation program; supporting entrepreneurs with training, free coworking space, access to technology, business opportunities and equity-free funding of up to 72,000 Euro per team.The funding is provided through a founders stipend of 2,000 Euros per team member per month (up to 4 co-founders). 

Application Deadline 5th of October - funding starts Jan 2021

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Startup coaching for digital health solutions that want to break boundaries, optimize impact and create lasting value to customers/stakeholders. 

 

Trina Histon, PhD, Senior Principal Consultant, Prevention, Wellness & Digital Health

leads and supports national innovation projects in prevention, wellness and digital health. Trina specializes in translating evidence-based medicine into practice in; care delivery in--obesity, physical activity and emotional well being. 

She believes in the usage of human-centered research and design methods, to solve thorny problems in healthcare. 

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Who is supported by the fund?

  • Students who have completed at least half of their studies at the time of applying.

  • Entrepreneur Teams of up to 3 people. Teams that are made up of a majority of students are only funded in exceptional cases.

The grant covers personal living expenses:​

  • Graduates with a university degree receive 2,500 euro/month

  • Students receive 1,000 euro/month...MORE

CHALLENGE STATEMENT EXAMPLES

Over a third (32%) with mental health issues have not told anyone at work, 28 percent have told their manager, 25 percent have disclosed to coworkers other than their manager, 20 percent
disclosed on their employment application
and 19 percent told their HR department. 
Up to 80% of those treated for depression show an improvement in their symptoms, usually within 4 to 6 weeks of beginning medication, psychotherapy, support groups or a combination of these approaches. At the same time, it has been estimated that up to 50% of people suffering from depression are not currently receiving treatment.
CHALLENGE 2: STIGMA
How do we encourage questions from patients, friends and families on topics related to the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders?
#DiversityIsPower
Suggest a challenge we should solve

Ask us anything at inspired@tacthub.com

YOUTH ORGANIZATION PARTNERSHIP 

If you and your youth organization members feel as strongly as we do about addressing the gaps in mental health awareness, then explore partnering with us by booking a Solveathon Weekend of your own and keep friends and family home -- and safe!

FREE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

CANVAS ACCESS WITH MURAL 

WHO - Mental Health Action Plan 2013 - 2

THANKING OUR VOLUNTEERS

We thank youth leader who promoted this Solveathon framework, and actively contributed to amplifying the urgent need for youth perspectives in evidence-based research and awareness in youth organizations and educational entities.

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ANTON

Head YOUTH PARTNER RELATIONS

SRI LAXMI

SOCIAL +  YOUTH PARTNER RELATIONS

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YOUTH ParTNER RELATIOnS

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