Conference Recap – Mental Health and Young Americans: Breakdown or Breakthrough

Talkspace CEO Oren Frank speaks with Michael Phelps

We can all agree that being a teenager has always been tough. Hormones are changing, social anxiety has kicked into high gear, and peer pressure is exerting itself from every angle.

But teens today are facing unique challenges. From social media addiction to social isolation, vaping to the opioid epidemic, cyberbullying to gun violence, Gen Z-ers are coming of age in a whole new world. Most concerning, it’s showing up in their mental health.

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Talkspace CEO Oren Frank on Mental Health Care Innovation Curing the ‘American Nightmare’

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Photo by Liz Clayman

When Talkspace CEO Oren Frank addressed the audience at our company’s clinical conference, The Future of Therapy, one of his opening lines was something no one expected.

“Over ten years ago, Roni actually left me,” Frank said

The crowd went silent. Frank’s wife, Talkspace Co-Founder and Head of Clinical Services Roni Frank, had finished her speech only minutes earlier. Continue reading Talkspace CEO Oren Frank on Mental Health Care Innovation Curing the ‘American Nightmare’