20 December 2022

16-year-old highlights the importance her mobile phone carries by providing access to essential mental health support.

My phone, I feel like I literally could not go a day without it.”

20 December 2022

16-year-old highlights the importance her mobile phone carries by providing access to essential mental health support.

A 16-year-old living in care shares her perspective on connectivity, digital access, and what this means for her wellbeing. Whilst explaining that having access to a personal device not only allows her to feel connected to family members and teaches practical life skills, she also highlights the importance it carries by providing access to essential health services and apps when needing mental health support.

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