Emerging research suggests that a new software program called “SimSensei” may be able to use facial cues and body language to detect depression using Microsoft's Xbox Kinect. ... This is currently an active area of research in several academic centers around the world, and computers have long been effective in recognizing human emotion. This work has significant implications for behavioral health as we begin to think about how to more effectively leverage technology solutions to provide better care.
The purpose of this program is to create state capacity and infrastructure that will enable families to act as catalysts for mental health and other system change in order to help care for children and adolescents with serious mental health needs.
We must grieve for the Innocents, just as we grieved for those lost in Tucson, Aurora, and Portland. But, this time, our grieving must have a direction and purpose to galvanize action. The Innocents expect nothing less of us.