University of Michigan hopes app promotes wellness

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Can a smartphone app help students feel less isolated and depressed?

University of Michigan thinks so.

In January the Ann Arbor college released an app to promote student wellness and linking students to health-centric events on campus, according to The Ann Arbor News.

The app also includes talks and videos aimed at helping students lower stress, news alerts and inspirational messages. For students with an emergency, it has a one-touch dial button that links students directly with a responder.

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