Alongside is a digital toolkit for adolescents that they can trust and use anytime. It is designed by licensed mental health counselors and psychologists.
Alongside is an app designed for you. It uses a chatbot so you can be open without fear. As you share your struggles, you'll be pointed to exercises and videos that help you feel better. What you reveal and do is private.
Students confidentially reveal their struggles and are pointed to evidence-informed resources that can help
I can share my feelings without judgment and see that I'm not alone
I am matched with exercises that will lead to healthier feelings and behaviors
I have activities that will help me ‘cool down’
I can converse in my native language
Alongside is a vetted and trusted resource to direct frequent flyers and students with low or moderate challenges to. And when students need additional help, they have an easy and private way in the app to be connected to their school support team.
Alongside has an artificial intelligence crisis detection system that monitors and recognizes key words and phrases in the app. Confirmed crises are escalated to the school for a response assessment and students are provided access to national and local support resources.