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Tales from a Teenage Mental Health Advocate
Fifteen-year-old Amanda Southworth, discusses how her struggle with mental illness and suicidal thoughts inspired her start coding. She used this outlet as a tool to develop apps designed to help others stop suffering in silence and find the courage to reach out and change their life. To her surprise, however, her apps not only helped others, but gave her a purpose...and a reason to stick around.