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Mental Health and Wellbeing in School

Another opportunity to showcase APPA, this time at the “Mental Health and Wellbeing in School” conference in Edinburgh where Forbes Hamilton briefly addressed the delegates. Once again, we had a huge interest form the many teachers that attended the conference....

APPA now available

We’re pleased to announce that APPA is now available to download and use in both the Apple App Store and Android Play...

Trials begin

Tying up the trials firstly in Perth Academy with 30 pupils targeted to take part. The High School of Glasgow are also given a demonstration of the APPA and its value to the teaching staff and...

Horrible but True: Early Abuse Can Create Strength

Resilience is a strange phenomenon. The more we understand it, the more surprised we are by how it works. Take, for example, research by Willem Frankenhuis (1) and his colleagues in the Netherlands who found that people with histories of abuse have an uncanny ability...

Children’s Mental Health conference

Glasgow, Scotland The APPA roadshow continues to the annual Children’s Mental Health conference in Glasgow to great acclaim as delegates find out not just how it works but also that schools are actually using...

British Psychological Society’s annual conference

Nottingham, United Kingdom The APPA show hits the road for the first time as Appa Scotland takes an exhibition stand at the British Psychological Society’s annual conference in Nottingham . We demonstrated to the delegates how the ground breaking APPA worked and it...

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Resilience is key in our day and age. We want our kids to be strong, to believe in themselves, to not shy away from the difficulties of life and be ready to face them with courage and confidence.

Check out this informative TED Talk by professor Sam Goldstein. "Resilience embraces the ability of a child to deal effectively with stress and pressure, to cope with every day challenges, to bounce back from disappointments, adversity and trauma, to develop clear and realistic goals, to solve problems, to relate comfortably with others and to treat one's self and others with respect. Scientific studies of children facing great adversity in their lives support the importance of a resilient mindset as a powerful force. Resilience explains why some children overcome overwhelming obstacles, sometimes clawing and scraping their way to successful adulthood, while others become victims of their early experiences in environments."

This is what we work for and this is what we believe in for our young people. This is #APPA!
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Our #crowdfunding campaign will be launched within the next week. Our hope is to receive enough support, to be able to keep developing our product and help our YOUNG PEOPLE grow healthily and strongly.

Our CORE MISSION is to provide a product which is useful for our people, giving them a tool to speak out and ask for help. To allow them to thrive, be #confident, to face life in a positive way.

If you want this to happen, please show your support by sharing and liking this post, so that we can reach as many people as possible to aid our cause.

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Today we are going to have some more talks with a school in Aberdeen, as well as interviewing one of the teachers to provide more insight on how the app is being received by the students.

We are very happy with our progress so far and are looking forward to the new challenges of this project. Young people are our number one priority, and we will keep working until we can provide them the best service out there.

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