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Innovator Spotlight: The Critical Nature of Innovation and Collaboration in the Mental Health Space

06/06/2017

Recently, mental health advocates and industry leaders came together in Chicago for New Cures, New Innovation for a New Era in Mental Health–hosted by America's Biopharmaceutical Companies–to spotlight scientific advancements in mental health treatment. Speakers included Ramona Sequeira, President – U.S. Business Unit, Takeda; Chamique Holdsclaw, mental health advocate and former WNBA player; Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety Policy at Facebook; and, Kelly Roman, Co-Founder & CEO, Fisher Wallace Laboratories. While each participant brought their unique experience and background to the conversation, they collectively emphasized that collaboration and innovation are central as we continue to develop better mental health treatments. "We learn not just from ourselves, but from each other," said Ramona Sequeira. "I think that helps us innovate faster and better."