Mental health challenges are on the rise — a serious concern of health-care professionals around the world.
A report from the American Psychological Association (APA) found that while only 69% of Americans reported feeling stress in 2018, nearly 85% now say they are feeling generalized anxiety.
In April alone, about 20,000 people texted a hotline run by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a federal agency for people in emotional distress. That’s a 1,000% increase.
It’s a growing trend amid, particularly when seeing someone in-person is a challenge.
Enter Kendall Bird, CEO of Frame, a company helping match therapists and prospective clients.
Bird, who previously worked in technology at both YouTube and Snapchat, has been in therapy for more than 15 years. When she relocated from New York to Los Angeles, she had to change therapists, and finding one was no easy task. Bird said it took her