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Talk, Parallel sessions

I told ChatGPT I'm lonely: The role of technology in amplifying mental health access

Thursday June 22, 14:30, Lobby NLG

When research and experience have shown us that human connection and safe relationships are foundational for healing, what's the role of technology in amplifying mental health access?

Despite the intention to make humans more connected, technology has sown negative consequences that have instead left many young people feeling isolated and less connected to others. Celina de Sola discusses the importance of community building and fostering fruitful social relationships in young people’s lives and how technology can be a catalyst in intentionally forming these crucial relationships. She talks about how AI and Chat GPT can be mechanisms that help bring access to mental health resources and revolutionize how we see mental health treatment today.