Centennial School in partnership with the co-founder of It’sOk App, Cody Gordon, uses technology to help support pupils’ mental health.
It’sOk App is an app that is used to support learners with their mental health.
The mental health of young people has been placed under an even bigger spotlight since the Covid-19 pandemic, where lockdowns, remote schooling and an absence of friends and peers increased levels of mental distress.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression, anxiety and behavioural disorders are among the leading causes of illness and disability among young people. Suicide is listed as the fourth leading cause of death among 15 to 19-year-olds.
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