According to a July 2016 publication by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for children between the ages of 15-19 years old. Well… you might be asking, “What does suicide have to do with technology and social media?” Well… you might be surprised to know that the report identified 3 significant for adolescents at risk… two of which are directly related to technology.
- being a victim or perpetrator of bullying
- pathologic internet use and related online issues
The 3rd issue was related to a lack of treatment with antidepressant medication when indicated.
Today we’ll highlight one app that might help both children and adults who are struggling with such issues. That app is MY3.