by Erin Schulthies
On April 1st, the London branch of the Systems Improvement through Service Collaboratives launched the Be Safe app, a tool to help youth in crisis.
With both a smartphone version and a printable paper pocket guide (pdf), it is versatile for both young people and their mental health care providers.
I should know. After 13 years in London’s mental health care system, knowing the essentials of my needs in crisis is key to weathering my storms.
The Be Safe app helps me keep my personal information close at hand and helps me choose where to turn should I need extra support.
I am proud to say that I was part of the team that developed this app from the beginning, along with other youth with lived experience. Read more