Employee Benefit News September 13, 2021
Deanna Cuadra

Faced with crippling insomnia as a student at Oxford University, Peter Hames was desperate for a solution, but he wasn’t interested in prescription drugs. After reading up on cognitive behavioral therapy, which focuses on smart habit- and behavior-building, he gave it a try. Within six weeks, he was sleeping soundly.

Eleven years later, Hames is co-founder and CEO of Big Health, a company that works to develop digital therapeutic programs to empower communities — especially those underserved by mental health care — to overcome their struggles with the touch of an app. “My personal story is what informed our mission,” says Hames. “It’s the...

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