Where do most Digital Emotional Health Platforms Fall Short

by | Mar 1, 2022

Where do they fall short? Simple, yet extremely powerful.

Adherence and emotional health support combined to easily keep you on track is not readily available in the world today.

Adherence failure is the leading reason most people with emotional health challenges fail to improve their condition when using a digital emotional health tools. Some studies have found that as high as 80% of enrollees don’t stick with their program3.

Nearly all digital emotional health programs are self-administered. That means that although a client may have access to a wide variety of health resources, they’re the ones that have to initiate engagement. And often, as the 80% failure rate in adherence shows above, most participants fall off with poor engagement.  Because they simply don’t know if they are working.

In addition to most plans being self-administered, many behavioral health platforms provide some mental health resources, but they fail to recognize the pivotal role emotional and mental health plays in physical health.

“The evidence shows that mental health is the foundation for overall health,” says Aaron Quinn, Ph.D., licensed Psychologist, CEO, and co-founder of Album Health.

All health activities and conditions interact and effect mental health, and vice versa”.

The solution to this prevalent issue is where Album Health excels

AlbumHealth delivers the only Emotional Health vendor that actively works to improve emotional health outcomes by taking a proactive role in the participants health journey. And, helping our participants “keep score” and have access to their progress in real time. YEHS!

We like to refer to it as “shepherding”. That means that our health coaches don’t wait for their clients to contact them but rather take immediate action when they see warning signs in emotional health assessment, missing behavior goals or lapses in contact, in other words, YEHS!

Paired with active health coaching, we address the root cause of so many factors contributing to poor emotional health.

AlbumHealth created YEHS!

Starting with a simple emotional health assessment and measurement of diet quality, participants work with a dedicated health coach to build an emotional health plan to improve and monitor emotional health.

Emotional Health Plans include emotional health digital tools and strategies shown to improve emotional health including nutrition, exercise, medicine and sleep. Strategies and assessed by YEHS, making emotional health simple and actionable!

Additionally, in an employer setting, YEHS includes a 10-week emotional health challenge, which is like exercise, weight loss, and hydration challenges often deployed by employer groups.

Now is the time to bring simple and effective to your emotional health efforts! YEHS provides accessibility and inclusion to much needed resources to address the unfortunate and ever-growing emotional health crisis we are all facing.  According to the CDC, mental health and depression are the leading cause of disability in the US.  They estimate that depression alone is the cause of 200 million lost workdays annually—at a $44 Billion lost productivity cost.

“The YEHS approach has a long history of proven results in clinical and commercial settings. When choosing the YEHS program, you are certain that you are bringing effectiveness, simplicity, and an innovative approach that changes the discussion around mental health through an important metric – YEHS.

-Aaron Quinn, Ph.D.

CEO of AlbumHealth and Licensed Psychologist