Carla was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 14. For 22 years, she struggled to manage the symptoms and difficulties of her diagnosis. Carla's family and friends also feel helpless in their efforts to help her. The overall lack of accessible and thoughtful tools and technologies to support our community has been frustrating.
The pandemic has been difficult for all but especially those battling mental illness, and during this time, our family experienced that firsthand. We decided, as sisters, to tackle this problem and build an integrative platform designed based on our first-hand experience of the needs and pains experienced by those living with serious mental illnesses and their loved ones.