App review: “Lure”

Smart Phone

A parent emailed me asking if I thought the Lure app was appropriate for his 12 year old child. I did my research. Lure is a “Chat Fiction” app that allows the reader to follow a story told as if you were watching someone’s text message log.

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New Resource: App Guide – Snapchat

Smartphone Apps

Here is another release in our App Resource Guide for Adults. While Snapchat has a deceptive feel to it due to the disappearing messaging function, the messages/pictures/videos are not always inappropriate.

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New Resource: App Guide – Instagram

Social Posting

I’m excited to share a new resource! I’ve been working on this App Resource Guide for adults since December of last year. I’m kicking this resource off by sharing information about Instagram.

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Safe2Say Results

MAHS

I was recently interviewed by Elizabeth Hardison for the article, “Pennsylvania set up a tip line for school threats. Instead, students overwhelmingly called with mental health concerns.” When I was asked if I was surprised by the high level of mental health concerns being reported by students, I said I was not.

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New Resource: Hashtags and Mental Health

Social Posting

Over the years, the mental health hashtags have evolved and are ever-changing. It’s difficult to keep up with all of the mental health hashtags as they are sometimes blocked on Instagram or other social media platforms, but when certain hashtags become blocked, others come to life to replace them.

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