Virtual Rehab, which offers evidence-based solutions for psychological rehabilitation of vulnerable populations announced today their selection to participate in the second cohort of the first online academy for companies leveraging technology for mental health, well-being, and joy, Transformative Technology Academy (“TTAcademy”).
TTAcademy was launched last year with the purpose of serving innovators and entrepreneurs building technology companies to bring the human mind to the next level.
According to their website, the academy’s mission is to help entrepreneurs and innovators building transformative technology find feedback, funding, and friends. The academy believes that the future of work, society, and technology depends on the state of the human mind. Humanity needs technology that can support mental health, emotional well-being, and human flourishing so that the future can be truly human and humane. From mental and emotional health, to happiness, emotional intelligence, and enhancing cognition, TTAcademy supports entrepreneurs and innovators who are building the needed technology.
The TTAcademy is a one-month (September 16 — October 11, 2019) online free, no fee, no equity program.
“The selection of Virtual Rehab to join the TTAcademy is yet another addition to our long list of accomplishments,” said Dr. Raji Wahidy, Founder and CEO of Virtual Rehab. “We are thrilled about the opportunity to interact with industry leaders who understand, are supportive, and are committed to the advancement of mental health technology.”
Virtual Rehab’s evidence-based solutions leverage the advancements in virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI), and blockchain technologies for psychological rehabilitation of vulnerable populations (pain management, prevention of substance use disorders, enhancement of autistic individuals’ communication skills, and rehabilitation of repeat offenders).
The company has received global awards and recognition from the US and the Canadian governments, the United Nations, The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft, and others.
The Virtual Rehab solution covers the following pillars:
- Virtual Reality — A virtual simulation of the real world using cognitive behavior and exposure therapy (CBT) to trigger and to cope with temptations
- Artificial Intelligence — A patented unique expert system to identify areas of risk, to make treatment recommendations, and to predict post-therapy behavior
- Blockchain — A secure network to ensure privacy and decentralization of all data and all information relevant to vulnerable populations
- VRH Token — An ERC20 utility token that empowers users to acquire services and to be rewarded for using the Virtual Rehab solution along with seeking help and counseling from healthcare professionals
An official announcement of Virtual Rehab’s upcoming Public Sale of their VRH tokens is planned for Thursday, the 5th of September, 2019.