Advancing Equity in the Mental Health Supply Chain: Empirical Evidence from a Mobile App
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Tue Apr 30, 2019
Health & Wellness in the Digital World
- Discuss various types of usage that occurs in an free and anonymous, peer support app used by undergraduates
- Review the statistically significant variations in utilization and "benefit" experienced by users that have identified as various gender, racial, or sexual orientations.
- Discuss how gender, social, and cultural biases and norms may be contributing to lack of resource consumption and how mobile apps may mitigate the effects of these barriers to care
- Review real examples of peer-to-peer conversations and discuss the implications for digital or in-person help-seeking
University of Minnesota, Marblesapp
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