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We were excited to read that MoodKnight was chosen by tech12 as one of the 12 promising startups for 2022!!! We have invested a lot of work to make this dream become a reality 🙂 (January 2022)

MoodKnight was proud to be one of 5 Israeli companies in the digital health field to be selected to present to the Digital Health Israel conference, in this year's theme: "Connecting the Major Players Driving the Digital Health Revolution" (June 2021)

Very proud of MoodKnight's own Neta Snir - our NLP expert who helped develop our AI software in detecting mental distress and suicidal ideation online in real time - speaking at the Women On Stage Conference, dedicated to highlighting the female stars of hi-tech. Read Neta's interview here. (February 2021)

MoodKnight is featured in Israel 21c's "Feeling burnt out? These 7 mental-health techs can help" (January 2021)

A philanthropic initiative featuring the MoodKnight software, Teens helping Teens online, in real time. Read more about it, "Promoting Online Positivity". (January 2021)

Jerusalem Post feature article in the Friday magazine, Online and emoting: Preventing youthful tragedy, with MoodKnight in the side box (Click here to see the article online at  (January 2021)

MoodKnight is featured on KAN11's "This Week" with Yaron Dekel , discussing detecting mental distress online in real time. (January 2021)

MoodKnight on i24 News in French. MoodKnight, utiliser l’intelligence artificielle pour détecter la détresse mentale. (January 2021)

MoodKnight on i24 News in Hebrew.

מערכת לאיתור, לניתוח ולהפניה לעזרה של מי שנמצאים במצוקה נפשית ומפרסמים ׳קריאה לעזרה׳ בפומבי ברשת.
(January 2021)

MoodKnight is featured on The Land of podcast, the largest English speaking TV show broadcast from Israel internationally, in an interview with Arnie Draiman.  (January 2021)

MoodKnight is featured in Israel Channel 11 Kan Reka Radio English News: Using AI to Detect Mental Distress. Listen as reporter Arieh O'Sullivan interviews MoodKnight consultant Arnie Draiman. (December 2020)

MoodKnight's presentation to the Israeli Knesset Committee on Drug and Alcohol Addiction, led by MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh. including a live demonstration of the software, with posts from young people crying out for help. (December 2020)

Op-Ed: We cannot replace the human touch that is necessary when dealing with mental health issues, but MoodKnight can greatly assist mental health professionals in doing their job more efficiently, effectively, and successfully. Jerusalem Post, (November 2020)

Presented "Harnessing Tech to Solve Mental Health Challenges" at the prestigious conference, Health IL 2020 Innovation Week, sponsored by the Israel Innovation Institute in conjunction with the Ministry of Economy and Industry, the Ministry of National Digitization - Digital Israel, and the Ministry of Health. (November 2020)

MoodKnight's (head of EU office) Rotem Kopel was selected to join the Roxbourg Fellowship and their Global Dialogue "What is Good?" (November 2020)

Presenter at the Israeli Knesset Parliament Committee on Science and Technology, regarding the state of mental distress among youth and the solutions available (October 2020)

MoodKnight founder, Hava Doron Soferman, presents the keynote address about the MoodKnight platform at the Michal Sela Hackathon for reducing domestic violence through technological means (May 2020)

MoodKnight was selected by Microsoft for the distinguished acceleration program, AI for Good. (May 2020)

MoodKnight was awarded, for a 2nd time, the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) GovTech grant, with Israel’s Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services. (August 2020)

Nonprofit organizations and companies are encouraged to find solutions for a wide range of public sector challenges (August 2020)

Articles Regarding the Mental Health Crisis:

Behavioral Health Care Software And Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Component, By Delivery Model, By Function, By End Use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2027 The global behavioral health care software and services market size was valued at USD 2.1 billion in 2019 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 11.1% over the forecast period.

The mental health tech startup ecosystem is still nascent; it is young, and it is the perfect time to be early in a market that could quite possibly be the key to restructuring healthcare is provided and consumed in the decades to come, not just in the United States, but globally.

3 out of 4 people suffering from major depression do not receive adequate treatment; At worst, depression leads to suicide, which is the second-leading cause of death among 15–29 year-olds.

Mental disorders account for one of the largest and fastest growing categories of the burden of disease worldwide. Mental ill-health can have devastating effects on individuals, families and communities, with one in every two people experiencing a mental illness in their lifetime. As many as 80% of those with a common mental disorder, and up to 50% of those with a severe mental disorder, do not seek or receive treatment.

World Health Organization (WHO): Prevention of Suicidal Behaviors: A Task for All.

The size and burden of mental disorders in Europe
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Summary: A major landmark study sheds new light on the state of Europe's mental and neurological health. The study reveals that mental disorders have become Europe's largest health challenge in the 21st century. The study also highlights that the majority of mental disorders remain untreated. Taken together with the large and increasing number of "disorders of the brain," the true size and burden is even significantly higher.