This app lets people suffering from mental illness and addiction find support groups on demand

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When Dan Blackman was growing up in a small town in northwestern Pennsylvania, there weren’t many places to turn for those suffering from addiction or mental illness.

Everybody knew everybody, which meant seeking out counseling or support groups could “out” you in front of your entire community.

Which is why Blackman’s father, who had an alcohol addiction, was hesitant to come forward and seek help for his addiction, and later died as a result.

 

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