The Just in Case app makes it easy to provide potentially life-saving information to your students. Now there is a smartphone app that carries critical contact and support information specific to your campus to students on the device they have with them all the time, their phones. Highly accessible information is more likely to be acted on, “just in case” the need arises.
Prevent suicides. Turn a smartphone into a lifeline.
The app serves both the student encountering a mental health crisis and concerned roommates or friends. The app helps all students understand a mental health crisis and most critically, connects them to hotline emergency resources as needed. With Just in Case app, help is just a touch away…
Research shows that impulsivity plays an important role in suicide attempts. Providing the Just in Case app to your students says “We care.” Just the time it takes to flip through the resources on the app may help a vulnerable moment pass, and a conversation can begin.
Check out our FAQ page for more information, or Contact Us with questions. If you want to get the ball rolling, fill out the Get Started Questionnaire and we will have you up and running in as few as ten business days!
Mental health crises among college-aged students lead to over 1,000 suicides per yer on college campuses. Virtually every campus wrestles with this problem. in addition, instances of violence against others on school campuses often ends with a suicidal act by the perpetrator. So the stakes are high when it comes to effective, early intervention strategies to head off these tragic events and to get help to the young people who need it most.
However, no single intervention has arisen to stem this tide. With the Just in Case app, deployed to smartphones all over campus, colleges can mobilize a network of informed students and faculty who have immediate access to the institution’s support and guidance when troubling signs appear. Never before have we had the tools to distribute this kind of information and guidance to people on a truly anytime, anywhere basis.
Join our network of Just in Case schools to bring this simple but powerful tool into your suicide prevention strategies on campus. We can help, both with guidance on most effective ways to use the app and with connections to peer institutions who are implementing the app.
For more details, check out the FAQ page on this site, and begin the process of obtaining your own customized Just in Case app on the Getting Started page.