Inclusive mental health services for kids, teens and families powered by telehealth and interactive digital bibliotherapy.

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Backpack Healthcare has the purpose of “Solving The Youth Mental Health Crisis” by providing accessible, inclusive and comprehensive pediatric and family mental healthcare. The company provides bilingual individual therapy, group therapy, family counseling, parent training, and psychiatry via telehealth using digital bibliotherapy and ai.

1 in 5

children have a mental, emotional, or behavioural health disorder

2.7 million

of children and adolescents are living with severe major depression


of children with mental, emotional, or behavioural disorders receive care

Alternova built the initial concept/MVP of the product and then built maintained the first version of their set of applications with a scalable and compliant architecture.
Our scope of work included the creation of an interactive bibliotherapy app based on scientifically validated storytelling techniques for diagnosis and intervention.


children in 2023


of which were on Medicaid


of Backpack’s clients report a reduction on their depressin symptoms

Appointment scheduling

Assessments pre and post sessions

Care plan: bibliotherapies, assessments, videos, meditation

Avatar creation for personalized experience

BackPack avatar mockup

Emotional diary, wellness and sleep tracking

Backpack admin view

Web admin interfaces for practitioners, admins and partners

Backpack admin view

Web admin interfaces for practitioners, admins and partners

“Alternova is a true partner, flexible, and focused on our needs. We feel that our collaboration with them has been genuine, and they are an integral part of our team.”


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