New tools for suicide prevention: the Krisen-Kompass App

Published by IFOTES on 10 September 2020

The Krisen-Kompass App

New tools for suicide prevention

The Krisen-Kompass app is a suicide prevention tool developed by Telefonseelsorge Germany.

It is a pocket aid tool to help people in crisis come out of isolation until they can contact a helpline, and also for people who have suffered the loss of a loved one who committed suicide or who are worried for relatives and friends.

This app was created for suicide prevention through education and self-help an it is designed as a bridge to connect.

Listen to the interview with Stefan Schumacher, coordinator of the Krisen-Kompass app and director of Telefonseelsorge Hagen.

Interview in English

Interview in German

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