MENTAL

HEALTH

SOLVEAthon

2020

 28 AUG 2020 - 30 APR 2021 

  

unlimited

Solving teams from >45 countries, within ages

9-35 working together to address challenges & potential solutions within

6 life tracks 

open access

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

YOUTH SOURCED

This Solveathon format &  design has been built to capacitate the widest range of applicable perspectives from youth & expert audiences 

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! 

How to participate: 

  1. Complete the #YouthBoard form to enter as an individual (we will match you to complimenting Solving team), or choose to; 

  2. Create a team, fill the #YouthBoard form individually and send us 3-minute video of your team concept or challenge-solving solution, and potentially accelerate your idea! 

  3. This Solveathon is open to participants aged 9 to 35. Participants below the age of 18 will have to attain parent/educational organization prior consent. TACTHUB supports the COPPA and PROTECT Kids) Act.

PICK A TRACK & AMPLIFY A TRUTH with the 

EDUCATION & Learning

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

Physiology & THERAPY 

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

EMPLOYMENT CARE

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

FAMILY & COMMUNITY

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

LifE Purpose Design

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

FINANCE & WEALTH

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

These Tracks are enabled by Discord

MEET OUR INSPIRING SPEAKERS

Aaron Connolly 

Pro Footballer, Activist, Mental and Physical Health Impact Advocate

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SOLVEATHON JUDGING PANEL

Introducing our celebrated #MentalHealthSolveathon judges who will be accessing finalized concepts and solutions created by the global solving teams this year!

Judges will be evaluating entries based on the capacity and accuracy of how concepts and solutions amplify the urgent need for increased mental health awareness and encourage localised impact in private and public policy, funding and institutional reform. 

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

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LAURA B. MASON

CSR, Clinical Therapy & Community

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DAWN MIDDLETON

CSR, Community Value & Impact

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TRINA HISTON, PhD

Prevention, Wellness & Digital Health

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POONAM BALAN

Impact Parameters & Strategy

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JOANNA STANISZEWKA

Advertising & Market Postitioning

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IAN POWER

Prevention & Intervention Applicability

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DR. ROBERT MEYERS

Legal Council & Clinical Therapy 

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MARISA M. BORSBOOM

Legal Council & Tech, Ethics

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JOSCHA HOFFERBERT

Digital Health Innovation, Scale

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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

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!

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FREE FOR ALL

SOLVEATHON IMPACT CANVAS CHEST

WHO - Mental Health Action Plan 2013 - 2

...more to come...

THANKING CONTRIBUTORS 

We thank youth leader who shaped 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

Special thanks to our Media Partner; You'll Marketing & Branding for making these videos come to life!

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