She Often Harbored Suicidal Thoughts. Now, This Teen is Using Technology to Fight Them

She Often Harbored Suicidal Thoughts. Now, This Teen is Using Technology to Fight Them

She's fought off anorexia, anxiety, and depression. And many times, when the demons overwhelmed her, she says she tried to take her own life. "It was really like getting dug into a hole," she said. "The longer it goes on, the less hope you have." Now, Amanda's on a path to recovery -- and she wants to take others who are dealing with the same emotions with her. Her weapon of choice? An app. Amanda, who's only 16, has developed AnxietyHelper, an app that features games and exercises to help people through panic attacks. It also utilizes a user's location...

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