Insan Firdaus (VU): Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Biofeedback (VRET-BF) for Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
35 million people worldwide are diagnosed with Substance Use Disorders. Regrettably, only 1 in 7 people receive treatment.
One of the factors causing this problem is stigmatization, making them hesitant to seek help and worsen their condition.
We digitalized conventional therapy to provide an easy treatment toolkit for people struggling with substance addiction.
It must be discreet, personalized, and affordable. It should be easy to use and accessible anytime, anywhere.
The first step to find help can be a tough one to take, and it is hard to acknowledge that you are losing control. Our dream is to provide individuals, tools, and support to help their journey to recovery.
Guido Weide (VU): SoundTomics Picture yourself as a doctor who needs to improve someone’s muscle function. The way our muscles are built strongly relates to the way they function. With neuromuscular and chronic diseases, but also with ageing, doctors are faced with the task to find treatments that prevent deterioration of muscle function or even […]
Ramla Jamac (VU): Mobile Uurka We’ve created a patient communication, education, and tracking system with a low entry barrier for expectant/pregnant moms in Somalia’s poor villages who don’t or have poor access access to essential types of maternal healthcare. Somalia has 5th highest maternal mortality rate in the world and one of every 12 women […]
Tara Donker (VU): Getting rid of your fear without getting up from your couch: An evidence-based AR app for phobia Treatment Globally, access to good, evidence-based, mental health treatment is strained because of a lack of qualified therapists and high treatment cost. Only 1% of people suffering from a specific phobia currently receive treatment. What […]