Immersive digital experiences and alternative drug therapies
Researchers are experimenting with immersive digital experiences and alternative drug therapies as a way to help individuals overcome addiction and psychological disorders or unlock new potential within the human brain.
By giving patients the ability to explore their emotions and creativity in novel ways, these techniques are helping individuals uncover fresh insights and connections, which contribute to more effective and lasting treatments.
- Harnessing the healing capabilities of substances that have traditionally been deemed illegal can o er relief and help to the mentally unstable and ill.
- Emerging technology enables novel methods of treatment that can effectively relieve pain or change false perceptions, without the need for prescription medicine.
- Artificial intelligence offers the opportunity for more people to get the help they need, on their own terms.
8millionphysicians and EMTs globally could use VR/AR technology to heighten their treatments.
$1trillionFailure to address depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues is currently costing the world this amount each year.
1 in 5 adultsapproximately 43 million Americans − experience mental illness in a given year.
22.2million Americans age 12 or older are current users of marijuana.
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