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Five Ryerson students are developing an app called “RU Hungry”, designed to help vegetarian and vegan students manage their food budget and find eateries that cater to their needs. The…
Jessie Fawcett, a first-year social work student, has used the app Calm Harm – a free app that helps those who struggle with self-harm.
“It gives many strategies for coping with the triggers and [urges] and provides many beneficial distractions. There are a diverse set of varieties to choose from for the way that you’d like to be distracted,” she said via email.
Apps like these can act as a stop-gap for those who cannot access in-person mental health services, says Stephanie Cassin, associate professor and director of clinical training at Ryerson’s psychology department.
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) launched its SafeTTC app in early September to combat harassment and crime on public transit. So far, three arrests have been made – two related to sexual assault and one for robbery.
Forgot to pack a lunch?
Ryerson students can now download an app that shows users where to find free food on campus.