In terms of age and gender, on average our users are on average between 25-34 years old, and more than half (54%) are males.
This is an encouraging sign. According to the Mayo Clinic, mental conditions among males such as depression are serious but many try to ignore it or refuse treatment. There's the counterproductive convention of "toughing it out" or "manning up." But we can see that more are opening up to understanding their conditions and seeking help - and Sharpen helps make information and health tools more accessible.
This month we are expanding our partnerships to include LGBTQIA+ community members who will assist us with inclusivity and increased peer-support networks. Stay tuned for more detail soon!