Children and young people who have experienced loss often need bespoke help to start to heal from their trauma. Offering children a digital sanctuary to escape to when the real world becomes too much, Apart of Me is an app where they can explore, engage with, and navigate their grief.
Amid dissipating taboos around mental health, therapy is becoming the norm – and it’s increasingly seen as an extension of self-care. Two Chairs not only simplifies finding a therapist, but it also makes it more personal, using algorithms to matchmake and facilitate IRL therapy sessions.
Whether due to the cultural trope of the ‘strong black woman’ or the pervading stigma to seek help, many African American women fail to get the mental health support they need. Therapy for Black Girls is aiming to tear down these barriers by connecting black women with empathetic professionals.
Having trouble sleeping? Worked up and worried about something? Need to calm down after a stressful situation? There’s an app for that. With varied offerings, and content voiced by Matthew McConaughey and Stephen Fry, Calm is helping its users to chill out and sleep better.
They may only have been around since 2010, but members of Generation Alpha are already tech-savvy, socially conscious, and highly influential. What impact has having a Gen Yer for a parent had on these kids? How is technology shaping who they are? And what are they passionate about?