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May 6, 2022

Opportunity lies in Innovation: MIRA, the Mental Health Virtual Assistant

Dr. Jasmine Noble, Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Computing Science and Psychiatry, University of Alberta

The challenges we face are known: Before COVID, you may have heard that it is estimated that one in three of us will directly experience a mental health disorder...+

May 2, 2022

MIRA is born!

Dr. Jasmine Noble, Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Computing Science and Psychiatry, University of Alberta

MIRA is first being piloted out to healthcare workers and their families in Alberta and Nova Scotia, and you must be over 18 to use it. Read our FAQ page for more details about MIRA. +

March 24, 2022

Dr. Osmar ZAIANE on CBC Edmonton Talking about MIRA

CBC News Edmonton

Can a chatbot give quality, free, anonymous mental health support? Dr. Osmar Zaiane, Principal Investigator for MIRA, the Mental Health Virtual Assistant from the University of Alberta thinks so...+