App to alert family and friends of your wellbeing
Does anyone know of an app or other resource that a person who is feeling depressed or suicidal can complete about their mood, that can then immediately alert (with their consent) their family and/or friends about how they are feeling? Do others think this would be helpful?
Firstly, welcome to the forums we are so glad that you found your way to this supportive and welcoming community. We hope that you find ideas, options and support from the shared experiences and knowledge of all our members.
With reference to your enquiry, and in addition to the ideas and options provided by other forum members, we can recommend the Beyond Blue Safety Planning App which has the option to alert your emergency contacts if you are in need of immediate support, along with other support services; to download the App to your mobile, Click Here.
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We’re sure to hear from some of our lovely community members here on your thread soon. They’re a really amazing community, and will have understanding, advice and kind words for you. Thanks again for sharing. It’s a powerful and brave first step towards feeling better.