Inspiration: When deciding which one of the issues in population health we wanted to focus on, we decided to think about if any of us have ever been affected by any of them. Substance abuse is an issue that a lot of teenagers suffer with and we felt as though there are not enough resources that directly focus on teenagers that deal with substance abuse.
What it does: An app that alerts the user when a meetings are being held, daily words of encouragement, motivational stories, has a message board and journal which provides a safe environment where teens can discuss their recovery stories, receive strategies on how to deal with the urges and peer pressure, support from others, etc.
How we built it: We built our idea using Figma which is a wireframe platform.
Challenges we ran into The main challenges that we ran into were coming up with what we wanted on the Frame and how we wanted each frame designed.
Accomplishments that we're proud of:
What we learned
What's next for Upstream'd Although we are currently aiming this platform towards Charlotte treatment hospitals and facilities, we would like to see this one day be implemented in hospitals across the nation.