«The youth mental health crisis was dire before the pandemic, but it has only been exacerbated over the last two years, especially among girls and young women. In fact, although suicide dropped from the CDC’s list of 10 leading causes of death in 2020, it remains the second-leading cause of death among young people.»

«After noticing an alarming amount of young people, most of whom are female, expressing thoughts of despair and suicidal ideation on his platform, Brent Franson, CEO and founder of mental health app Most Days, reached out to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. From there, a partnership was born. The collaboration, announced May 18, marks AFSP’s first foray into the mental health app space.»

Article written by Katie Adams



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