Manav Rachna Dental and Engineering students join hands to launch ‘Sukoon’ – A mental health application
Students of Manav Rachna Dental College and FET, MRIIRS have come together to develop and launch ‘Sukoon by Synsalus’ – a mindfulness and emotional wellness application for mobile phones. BDS student, Mr. Sunansh Malik and computer science engineering students, Mr. Vaibhav Dagar and Mr. Yash Kaushik, who are founders of ‘Synsalus Technomed LLP’ a health-tech company incubated at Manav Rachna said that ‘Sukoon’ is the first product of the mental health vertical of their newly founded company and they are coming up with more new and innovative products for both psychological health as well as dental health in the future.
Sukoon app aims at helping people, especially those with mild anxiety, stress and depression to self-manage their problems with the help of evidence based mental health exercises, journaling of thoughts, relaxing sounds and affirmations. The app will also be helpful to corporate employees and students to manage the stresses of their everyday life positively and easily. The application consists of various packages to deal with common problems of life like emotional distress, agitated mood, inability to sleep and stress.
The application was launched through an online event where Dr. Jugal Kishore, Director and Head of Community Medicine, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi was the chief guest. Dr. Vishal Chhabra, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist at Fortis Escorts Hospital, New Delhi and Vice President of Delhi Psychiatric Society was the guest of honor for the event. Dr. Arundeep Singh, Principal MRDC was the special guest for the event. Psychiatrists, psychologists, community medicine specialists, public health dentists, other dental specialists as well as psychology students from various parts of the country attended the event. Both the chief guest and the guest of honor congratulated the students and Manav Rachna Dental College for providing an unparalleled opportunity of innovation and entrepreneurship to students in medical fraternity as well as an opportunity of integrated learning between technology and healthcare domains.
Synsalus Technomed LLP has been incorporated and is incubated at Manav Rachna Business Incubator. Dr. Ankur Sharma, Lecturer, Public Health Dentistry, MRDC is mentoring the startup which is working with a vision of providing continuous and affordable healthcare to the people. The mental health vertical is being developed through the guidance of Dr. Sheba Singh senior Consultant Psychologist, Nahar Medical Centre, Mumbai.
Sukoon app is downloadable at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.synsalus.sukoon
It will be available at app store for iOS devices soon.