Panic button app helps teens with depression reach out for support

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Depression is a hard issue for anyone to talk about, let alone teenagers. If they're suffering from mental health issues, they may feel embarrassed about reaching out or unable to articulate what's going on in their head. We recently wrote about Ask Amy, the platform that makes politics easier to talk about through texting. Now Code Blue is an app that acts as a simple panic button when they need the help of a loved one. Out of the 350 million people worldwide living with depression, a sizeable proportion of those will be teenagers and young people suffering from bullying…

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