Utilization of Frequent Client Feedback to Minimize Suicide Risk
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suicide
mental health

Abstract

As the rate of suicide caused by depression increases, the need for psychological professional help is increasing. After evaluating several existing methods of mental health therapy, we decided to create an app that fills the gaps in between mental health therapists and best utilizes suicide prevention hot lines. A digital mood tracker and emergency alarm for major depression patients is developed. In the form of an app, we created the platform for major depression patients to record the magnitude of their psycharitric signs. An algorithm is invented to turn the magnitude of psycharitric signs into three different zones of patients’ mental state.

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