Re: Not a bad plan
I hope some of these tools are viewed as complementary, not replacements, to in-person consultations -- although telehealth, for physical and/or mental health conditions, can be (I believe) equally good as in-person visits, when patient and provider establish a relationship and the caring is equal to that found during an in-office visit. If someone who needs help continuosly puts it off because they're "too busy," or a psychologist is "too far away," or any of the other excuses we can all come up with, then telehealth would be ideal. Also, many residents live far, far away from easy access to counselors, psyschologists, or psychiatrists, or have conditions that won't allow them to leave the house easily.
Like you, I've had several people in my life who've dealt with various mental health issues. Anything, no matter how big or small, that can help them combat depression, eating disorders, suicidal feelings, panic attacks, or other issues is a plus in my book -- as long as privacy is respected.