Singer-songwriter Jewel joined "Fox & Friends" connected Wednesday, Feb. 22, to talk really nan virtual reality level "Innerworld" is helping those who struggle pinch intelligence wellness challenges.
The Grammy-nominated vocalist was precocious named co-founder and main strategy serviceman of nan platform, which provides free tools and programming to its users.
"Innerworld is simply a virtual organization wherever group tin person mental wellness support," said Jewel, 48, explaining that nan level is "augmented reality," akin to games specified arsenic Minecraft aliases Roblox.
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"We usage scientifically proven tools for illustration CBT and DBT, and it's an unthinkable peer-to-peer support strategy pinch unthinkable outcomes," she said.
CBT is "cognitive behavioral therapy," while DBT is "dialectical behavioral therapy," she said.
Jewel appeared connected "Fox and Friends" to talk "Innerworld," a caller intelligence wellness level that provides devices and resources to those pinch various intelligence illnesses. (Fox News)
"It's learning skills," she explained.
The level is intended for those pinch societal anxiety, agoraphobia, worry aliases obsessive compulsive disorder.
Some usage "Innerworld" arsenic a "supplemental portion" to accepted therapy, while others are connected nan level because they do not person entree to different intelligence wellness attraction resources, said Jewel.
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One personification connected nan level had societal worry that was truthful bad she hadn't near her location successful 4 years, said Jewel.
"She'd been going to therapy each week, and she besides started coming connected our platform," she said.
"And we person a instrumentality wherever you deliberation of nan worst-case script and you constitute retired a plan, successful lawsuit that happens."
Jewel's individual avatar connected "Innerworld," a free intelligence wellness platform, is shown here. (Fox News)
There is besides abstraction to scheme a best-case scenario, nan vocalist explained.
Formerly, nan personification was incapable to sojourn her mailbox — "and now she's going to concerts," said Jewel.
"We've had unthinkable outcomes. It's a very safe, anonymous community," she added. "It's [a] virtually connected organization pinch tons of adjacent support and unrecorded people."
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The level is not for those for suicidal ideation, noted Jewel, who said that a situation hotline would beryllium amended suited to addressing those needs.
"The organization [has] an incredibly treatment aspect, and it's an incredibly safe community," she said.
"It's each very monitored, truthful there's nary trolling aliases bullying."
Users of nan level are capable to prime an avatar and a username of their choice, and are besides capable to speak to different users successful existent time, said Jewel.
"And nan anonymity of having an avatar is really causing group to consciousness overmuch much safe to unfastened up."
Grammy-nominated vocalist Jewel was precocious announced arsenic a co-founder and main strategy serviceman of nan level "Innerworld." (Fox News)
"It's each very monitored, truthful there's nary trolling aliases bullying," she added. "It's each very safe."
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Anyone willing successful utilizing nan level tin capable retired forms earlier opening an onboarding process, Jewel said.
The level tin beryllium accessed by telephone aliases computer.
"You tin travel into a backstage room erstwhile you enter, and past you tin participate nan organization rooms. And we person hundreds of behavioral tools," she said.
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"There's tons of groups and tons of programming, truthful if you want to return a shop connected worry — a cardinal topics, there's tons of programming," she said.
Christine Rousselle is simply a manner newsman pinch Fox News Digital.