Hansa Bhargava


I am a thought leader, writer and speaker on digital, mental health, pediatrics, women's health. My passion is to make healthcare better via innovation and prevention.  I've spoken at International Society for Pediatric Innovation, GA Tech Innovation Day,  at the International

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539 viewsNov 20, 2023

Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Vision Is Needed Now More Than Ever

The former First Lady proved to be ahead of her time as a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and reform.

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725 viewsAug 8, 2023

As Doctors And Hospitals Are Overwhelmed, could A.I. Based Innovation Be An Oasis?

It was my 3rd 12 hour shift that week.

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1,351 viewsMay 23, 2023

How Parents Can Combat Social Media’s Risks To Kids’ Mental Health

The surgeon general issued an advisory on the risks social media poses to youth’s mental health. But parents can take steps to protect children from those risks.

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381 viewsApr 17, 2023

With More Young People Dying From Fentanyl, Digital Health Solutions Are Urgent And Vital

There was a lingering sadness in the air, as people greeted each other to memorialize the death of a loved young man.

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810 viewsFeb 28, 2023

Teen Journalism Challenge Winners Speak to A Moment of Change in Education

Today’s world can feel out of control for teenagers. The COVID-19 pandemic took a tremendous toll on their mental health. At the same time, they’re living through remarkable changes in technology and the workforce, a widening political divide, social upheaval, racism, and violence.

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1,618 viewsFeb 14, 2023

Building Happier: FOMO And Mental Health Among Teens and Adults

“It’s too much- the phone is sometimes too much. Texts, social media notifications, calls- it is overwhelming and I’m tired.” So, he decided that for blocks at a time, he would simply turn on the Do Not Disturb function on his iOS (iPhone Operating System).

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789 viewsOct 10, 2022

Building Happier: Reframing As A Tool To Reduce Anxiety

A mom, dropping her teen off to school, on a sunny day.

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997 viewsMay 18, 2022

Hiding In Plain Sight: A Mother & Daughter’s Testimony Of Building Bridges

Suicide, in youth, is the second leading cause of death, and over 15% of teens have seriously considered suicide.

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909 viewsMar 9, 2022

Hiding In Plain Sight: Youth Homelessness

Homelessness has been on the rise during the pandemic and can be noted as much more visible in many urban areas. The unfortunate collateral damage of the pandemic has caused many to be in this circumstance, including many young people under the age of 24.

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1,274 viewsNov 16, 2021

Hiding In Plain Sight: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques Reducing Youth Anxiety & Trauma

Roca is an organization dedicated to disrupting incarceration, poverty, and racism by engaging young adults, police, and systems at the center of urban violence in relationships to address trauma, find hope and drive change.