Mental Health’s AI Revolution: What It Means for Patients & Providers

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2024

How is the long-held image of a psychiatrist with a couch in an office being replaced by artificial intelligence? And what are the promises and perils of using technology to help treat depression and anxiety? Dr. Jodi Halpern is a psychiatrist, noted author and co-founder of the University of California’s Berkeley Group for Ethics and Regulation of Innovative Technologies.

Research shows that 26% of adult Americans have a diagnosable mental health situation each year, and private industry is rushing to provide AI and bots to help patients navigate these issues. However, Dr. Halpern explains the ethical problems that are arising from the marketing of these services. Join us for this insightful “Conversations on Health Care” with hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter.

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