New Mental Health App for Teen Girls: ‘Wake Up Rosie’
RosieRespect.org.au recently launched an app for teenage girls called ‘Wake Up Rosie’ (see video below). Wake Up Rosie is a free alarm clock app aimed at teenage girls, which harnesses art and music to fight mental health issues like anxiety and depression.
Every morning Wake Up Rosie sends the user a happy image (donated by independent designers and artists) helping them to start their day in the best possible frame of mind, and also features a selection of sweet tunes as alarm sounds, donated by local musicians.
Wake Up Rosie provides a great opportunity for dialogue around how mental issues are affecting young Australians, as well as giving individuals free access to a small daily intervention that promotes self-care.
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