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We are building a non-toxic, inclusive and more humane future for young people in a digitalized world.

Our Motivation

Mental Health

  • 50% of all mental ill-health starts by age 14, and 75% by age 18

  • 10% of children aged 5 to 16 in the UK suffer from a clinically significant mental illness

  • 1 in 5 teenagers between 16 to 19 have a diagnosable mental health disorder


  • 19% of young people aged 16 to 24 showing symptoms of anxiety or depression

LGBTQ+ Youth

  • 60% of LGBTQ youth reported being so sad or hopeless they stopped doing some of their usual activities

Social Media

  • 91% of 16-24-year-olds use social media 

  • Kids on YouTube are the most likely to be cyberbullied at 79%, followed by Snapchat at 69%, TikTok at 64%, and Facebook at 49%

  • Younger people say that 4 out of 5 major social platforms make their anxieties worse

Domestic Violence

  • 1 in 7 children and young people under the age of 18 will have lived with domestic violence at some point in their childhood

  • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience physical domestic violence at some point during their lifetimes.

Sexual Abuse

  • 1 in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experienced sexual abuse or assault

  • 1 in 3 women and nearly 1 in 6 men experience some form of sexual violence during their lifetimes

Self Harm

  • 1 in 10 young people will self-harm


MAXIM is giving young people globally access to a healthy digital world that is supporting their mental health and well-being by building a bridge between technology, design and health care.

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