Never knowing what to say to support a friend who may have mental illness.
What it does
The app is designed for people who want to support loved ones & perhaps suicide hotline volunteers to become more comfortable navigating difficult situations, learn active listening skills, and practice empathy.
How I built it
A Sketch prototype in InVision.
Challenges I ran into
It was difficult getting an idea started.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Having a product at the end of the Mental Health Hackathon!
What's next for Support Buddy App
An expansion to different markets and target audiences by implementing new scenarios.