ICT&health June 10, 2024

Doctors and nurses work under immense stress and time pressure. Unfortunately, this is unlikely to improve soon. Thus, self-care remains critical—ideally, it should be personalized, enjoyable, and interactive to help develop healthy habits and cultivate emotional wellness at work. We spoke with Pauline Bewerunge and Matinuch Ouyyamwongs, co-founders of HeyOtters, a mental health app for healthcare workers.

Why did you develop a mental health coach app for healthcare workers?

We – Mati and Pauline – met around two years ago and discovered our common interest in mental health and our shared desire to make a positive impact on others’ lives. Mati grew up witnessing how her family members’ mental health was affected by working in medical professions, while Pauline, as...

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