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AI & Mental Health: Doctor develops app aimed at health support, including mental health

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) — Artificial Intelligence is rapidly gaining ground in a number of industries globally -- and health care is no exception. One doctor has developed an AI app which supports not only mental health, but prescription refills, vital stats and other important health data.

Mental health apps aren't unusual, and the Together app pairs AI with wellness checks, providing a score for your daily mental health.

ABC-7's Mental Health Correspondent Avery Martinez spoke with developer and doctor, Renee Dua, about how this app is putting AI to use in helping mental health. Tonight on ABC-7 at 10.


Avery Martinez covers mental health in the Borderland as part of ABC-7’s Be Mindful initiative. He is also a Report for America corps member. RFA places talented, emerging journalists in newsrooms like ABC-7’s to report on under-covered issues and communities. Report for America is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project, an award-winning nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to rebuilding journalism from the ground up.

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