Digital Mental Health Market Research Report—Global Forecast till 2032

Digital Mental Health Market Research Report Information by Component (Software and Services), by Disorder Type (Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Eating Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD), Substance Abuse Disorder, and Others), by Age Group (Children & Adolescents, Adult, and Geriatric), End User (Patients, Payers, and Providers) and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2032

ID: MRFR/HC/9543-HCR | 120 Pages | Author: Rahul Gotadki | February 2024         

Global Digital Mental Health Market Overview


The digital mental health market size was valued at USD 19.5 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow from USD 23.45 Billion in 2023 to USD 72.3 billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.6% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Rising use of mental health apps due to their benefits in enhancing treatment outcomes and lifestyle, as well as increased awareness of mental health as an essential health condition, are key market drivers boosting industry growth.
Digital Mental Health Market
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Digital Mental Health Market Trends



  • Growing prevalence of mental disorders to drive market growth


The rising prevalence of mental disorders worldwide is one of the major factors driving the market growth. According to the WHO, 1 in every eight people had a mental disorder in 2019. Additionally, according to Burden of Diseases analyses, anxiety disorders were the eighth-leading cause of anxiety distress in 2019, and depression was the second-leading cause of disability ly. As a result of the rising prevalence, the demand for digital mental health tools will rise, fueling growth in the digital mental health market revenue.


Medical experts' use of mental health apps for online consultations and monitoring patients' health with improved solutions increased the revenue growth of digital mental health industry applications. The demand for digital mental health tools is growing, but some developing countries need assistance. Companies are forming strategic alliances to provide affordable services, resulting in lucrative market growth opportunities. For instance, Promises Brazos Valley (US) restructured with Assured Healthcare Partners (US) in November 2021 to offer affordable mental health services to meet customers' growing needs. Collaborations between market players to offer unique and cost-effective products are anticipated to provide additional growth opportunities for the market CAGR of digital mental health .


Digital Mental Health Market Segment Insights


Digital Mental Health Component Insights


The market segments of digital mental health, based on components, includes software and services. The software segment held the majority share in 2022, contributing around ~65-67% to the digital mental health market revenue. Digital mental health extensively uses a web- and cloud-based software, which offers fantastic services that meet patient needs. Cloud-based software enables healthcare organizations to share and integrate data from disparate locations or structures in real time. Interoperability is another feature of web-based software services that makes it simpler to encourage patient access to medical resources and services.


Digital Mental Health Disorder Type Insights


The digital mental health market segmentation, based on disorder type, includes anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD), substance abuse disorder, and others. The anxiety disorder segment dominated the market in 2022 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period 2022-2030. The rising prevalence of depression and anxiety disorders and increased awareness of mental health applications for treating these conditions are significant factors driving the segment's market growth. There are four different kinds of anxiety disorders: panic disorder (PD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety disorder (SAD), and various phobia-related illnesses.


Digital Mental Health Age Group Insights


The digital mental health market data has been bifurcated by age group into children & adolescents, adults, and geriatric. The children & adolescents segment dominated the market in 2022 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period 2022-2030. Adolescence and childhood are both critical developmental stages for mental health. Developmental disabilities, childhood epilepsy, depression, anxiety, and behavioral health disorders are a few of the mental health conditions that are most frequently found in children and adolescents.


Digital Mental Health End User Insights


Based on End Users, the digital mental health industry has been segmented into patients, payers, and providers. Patients held the most prominent segment revenue share in 2022. Patients utilizing electronic mental health tools like mobile phones and laptop computers can interact with healthcare professionals via telephone or video. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it gained more acceptance and usefulness on a scale. Patient acceptance of digital mental health solutions has increased due to changes in insurance reimbursement policies, technological advancements, and accessibility.


Figure 2:  Digital Mental Health Market, by End User, 2022 & 2030 (USD Billion)
Digital Mental Health Market, by End User, 2022 & 2030
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Further, the payer segment is expected to grow the fastest in the digital mental health industry throughout the forecast period. In the healthcare sector, payers establish service fees, gather funds, manage claims, and pay providers' claims. Payers can benefit from digital mental health in various ways, including improved member satisfaction and loyalty, higher quality scores, increased penetration, and lower costs.


Digital Mental Health Regional Insights


By Region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The North American Digital Mental Health market accounted for USD 8.93 billion in 2022 and is expected to exhibit a significant CAGR growth during the study period. Factors driving market growth include advances in digital mental health tools and rising digital mental health awareness. In addition, the region's demand for digital mental health tools is rising as mental illness is becoming more common. In the US, 50 million people had mental health issues between 2019 and 2020, according to Mental Health America. In addition, one in ten young people in the US suffers from depression, which makes it difficult for them to function at work or school, at home with their families, or in their social lives. As a result, the increasing prevalence of digital mental health creates lucrative industry growth opportunities, propelling the regional market further.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3:  DIGITAL MENTAL HEALTH MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (%)
DIGITAL MENTAL HEALTH MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


European digital mental health market accounts for the second-largest market share. Due to the rapid acceptance of smartphones, increased connectivity, growing R&D in mental health apps, and rising investment from key market players involved, there has been an increase in response from individual people to convenient access to the app and better app performance. European medical professionals developed advanced solutions and technology. Further, the German maket of digital mental health held the largest market share, and the UK maket of digital mental health was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific Digital Mental Health Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR between 2022 and 2030, owing to rising demand for connected devices and the region's increasing smartphone adoption. In addition, several regional countries are implementing digital and mobile health technologies to improve outcomes and manage healthcare delivery. As a result, such initiatives are expected to increase the regional acceptance of mental health apps during the forecast period. Moreover, China’s maket of digital mental health held the largest market share, and the Indian maket of digital mental health was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Digital Mental Health Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Players in the digital mental health industry are implementing various business strategies to strengthen their position in the market. They are gathering patient information and starting the research using advanced technology. The market players are also implementing several strategic market development initiatives, including introducing new products, contractual agreements, mergers & acquisitions, raising investments, and collaborating with other players to broaden their reach.


Competition is intense among the existing digital mental health industry players due to the rising demand for mental health applications and technological advancements. The major market players in the mental health apps sector are concentrating on offering technologically advanced solutions to meet end-customer needs and enhance their market position. The increasing market for mental health apps is projected to promote the entry of newer companies, propelled by the rising awareness and acceptance of respect to digital and mobile health technology. The digital mental health market players are integrating next-generation technologies into their services, including CRM, video API, text API, and end-to-end patient engagement through AI and ML, among other things.


The Mentor Network (US) was founded in 1980 and is a significant market player in the digital mental health. It has expertise in adult day care, foster care, developmental and intellectual disabilities, brain trauma recovery, community-based care, endorsed living, and brain injury rehabilitation. Mentor acquired South Bay Community Services (US) in May 2021 to expand its early childhood and substance abuse mental health services.


Brightline (US) is a behavioral health home for kids and their families that uses technology. Brightline provides integrated care through modern features, virtual behavioral health services, and an interactive care team that assists children and their families at various developmental stages. Brightline raised USD 105 million in Series C funding in May 2022 to expand mental health services. This funding was used to provide high-quality, low-cost digital mental health care.


Key Companies in the digital mental health market include



  • The MENTOR Network (US)

  • Brightline (US)

  • Talkspace (US)

  • CloudMD (Canada)

  • Universal Health Services Inc (US)

  • DarioHealth Corp. (US)

  • CareTech Holdings PLC (UK)

  • Ascension Seton (US)

  • North Range Behavioral Health (US)

  • Promises Behavioral Health (US)


Digital Mental Health Industry Developments


January 2022: Headspace Health has acquired Sayana, an AI-powered market company for digital mental health . They incorporated the company to gain strength, enhance communication and understanding, and improve mood with more significant support.


January 2022: MindBeacon Holdings Inc, one of the largest digital mental health care providers, has been acquired by CloudMD Software & Services Inc.


April 2022: Talkspace, the leading supplier of virtual behavioral health services, has launched Talkspace Self-Guided, a toolkit for employers designed to assist executives, managers, and teams in prioritizing and developing interpersonal skills (EQ) and mental well-being in and out of the workplace.


Digital Mental Health Market Segmentation


Digital Mental Health Component Outlook



  • Software

  • Services


Digital Mental Health Disorder Type Outlook



  • Anxiety Disorder

  • Bipolar Disorders

  • Eating Disorder

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD)

  • Substance Abuse Disorder

  • Others


Digital Mental Health Age Group Outlook



  • Children & Adolescents

  • Adult

  • Geriatric


Digital Mental Health End User Outlook



  • Patients

  • Payers

  • Providers


Digital Mental Health Regional Outlook




  • North America



    • US

    • Canada




  • Europe



    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe




  • Asia-Pacific



    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia




  • Rest of Asia-Pacific




    • Rest of the World




    • Middle East




    • Africa




    • Latin America





Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 19.5 billion
Market Size 2023 USD 23.45 billion
Market Size 2032 USD 72.3 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 20.6% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018 - 2021
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Component, Disorder Type, Age Group, End User, and Region
Geographies Covered Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Germany, Canada, U.K., Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, Australia, India, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled The MENTOR Network (US), Brightline (US), Talkspace (US), CloudMD (Canada), Universal Health Services Inc (US), DarioHealth Corp. (US), CareTech Holdings PLC (UK), Ascension Seton (US), North Range Behavioral Health (US), Promises Behavioral Health (US)
Key Market Opportunities Emerging virtual therapy across the globe Increase in healthcare provider adoption of digital health products
Key Market Dynamics Increased comprehension and awareness of mental health concerns in the digital world Simple access to mental health apps




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The digital mental health market size is anticipated to reach USD 72.3 billion by 2030 at 20.6% CAGR during the forecast period 2023 - 2032

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 20.6% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share of the market.

The key players in the market are The MENTOR Network (US), Brightline (US), Talkspace (US), CloudMD (Canada), Universal Health Services Inc (US), DarioHealth Corp. (US), CareTech Holdings PLC (UK), Ascension Seton (US), North Range Behavioral Health (US), and Promises Behavioral Health (US).

The software category dominated the market in 2022.

Anxiety disorder had the most prominent market revenue share.

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