In this latest podcast from the BMC MedicineBackstory” series, we talk with global mental health experts Retha Arjadi and Vikram Patel about recent research on scaling up digital delivery of mental health treatment for depression in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). As the rates of depression and burden of mental health disorders continue to grow across the globe, scaling up delivery using low-cost digital delivery platforms could help bridge the mental health treatment gap in resource-limited settings.