We are shaping the future of mental health

By making mental health accessible to all, we are building a future where young people, all over the world, can actualize their life potential
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We are transforming youth mental health for all

We are a youth-led organization that is shaping the future of mental health by making it affordable for all, personalized to an individual’s needs and circumstances, and integrated within existing systems of caregiving and community life
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"To make mental health affordable, personalized and integrated, we need to innovate and change the status quo."
-Tom Osborn, Co - Founder & CEO

We adopt a data-driven scientific approach to our impact

We combine rigorous social science research  with a deep contextual understanding of the complexities of the communities that we work with. Our work has been published in leading  journals around the world
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Our Co-Founder Tom gives a TED Talk on how we are shaping the future of mental health
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Transforming mental health in Africa, for the world

We are proudly an African company but we are transforming mental health for the world. Our model is a template that is being used to shape how youths and communities access mental health throughout the world
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"Our scientific approach has allowed us to adopt a data-driven solution that is inspiring mental health researchers and practitioners around the world."
-Katherine Venturo-Conerly, Co-Founder

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