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Lifebuoy

img_0004Lifebuoy is an interactive, self-help promoting app designed to assist suicide survivors as they normalize their lives after recent attempt.
Purpose:
The purpose of this app is to prevent future suicide attempts by helping users identify warning signs and promote help-seeking by utilizing resources provided by the app. The app draws inspiration from Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s safety plan guidelines for suggesting action steps for at-risk users.
Goals:
  • Lifebuoy intends to achieve its purpose by helping users
  • Giving easy access to seeking help (suicide lifeline, crisis centers, treatment locator)
  •  Express/monitor daily mood to detect warning signs and provide action steps;
  •  Set reminders to enhance compliance to treatment/follow-up visits;
  •  Browse links specific to high-risk groups; and
  •  Find nearby events/tools to avoid social isolation

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