Safe Spaces

Project Info

Project Description


An app to find a safe place to relax. Sometimes when out in the town things can get a bit out of control and you need to take break to just relax and collect your thoughts. This app will help you find a safe place to do that. Places include drop in centers, libraries, polytech/university campuses and other nominated places.
These places have a review system so people can give feedback on how they felt about the space.


Data Story


An app to find a safe place to relax. Sometimes when out in the town things can get a bit out of control and you need to take break to just relax and collect your thoughts. This app will help you find a safe place to do that. Places include drop in centers, libraries, polytech/university campuses and other nominated places.
These places have a review system so people can give feedback on how they felt about the space.


Evidence of Work

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Team DataSets

Directory of New Zealand Libraries

Description of Use: The location of libraries are used by the app as a source of safe spaces.

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List of Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics

Description of Use: The Safe Spaces app will use the list of ITs and Polytechs to find any close enough to the user to be a safe space option.

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Directory of New Zealand Libraries (by region)

Description of Use: The Safe Spaces app will match the location of the user to the nearest public library as a suggestion for a quiet safe space.

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Family Services Directory

Description of Use: Family Services Directory has a list of locations for mental health services that could be used to find help locally.

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Challenges

Best Way to Promote Positive Mental Health

Region: New Zealand

Challenge

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