At Shamiri Health, we pride ourselves on a data-driven approach, underpinned by robust clinical trials, user data, and cohort analysis. This post delves into the evidence supporting the efficacy of our three core elements: community, low-touch therapy, and tiered caregiving.
At Shamiri Health, we pride ourselves on a data-driven approach, underpinned by robust clinical trials, user data, and cohort analysis. This blog post delves into the evidence supporting the efficacy of our three core elements: community, low-touch therapy, and tiered caregiving.
Our community-centric model focuses on group therapy led by lay providers, such as social workers and peers. A pivotal clinical trial in 2019 revealed significant findings:
Low-touch therapy, involving brief, straightforward interventions like self-guided digital content and chat therapy, is central to our model. Key findings from our research include:
The concept of tiered caregiving was tested in the same RCT mentioned above, offering tailored care based on clinical severity:
In addition to clinical trials, our efficacy is further supported by extensive user data and cohort analysis. This empirical evidence demonstrates the real-world impact and adaptability of our mental health care models, further cementing our commitment to providing effective and accessible mental health solutions.
The evidence from our clinical trials, coupled with real-world data, underscores our commitment to providing effective mental health solutions. At Shamiri Health, we are dedicated to breaking barriers in mental healthcare accessibility, especially in underserved regions. Stay tuned for more insights and updates on our journey to transform mental health care.
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