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Here for you / Headphone

Here for you
Here for you

According to the World Health Organization, one person dies from suicide every 40 seconds and most of the countries do not have a national suicide prevention strategy. This product is a statement that its user cares about mental health and is willing to offer support. The headphone is the materialization of the existing taboo over suicide. The person who uses it is willing to “take off” the (now physical) stigma to listen to the scream of help from others. The aim is to promote dialogue and encourage the seek for help from the person who is having suicidal thoughts. Providing social support first to engage in follow-up care afterward.

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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná
Curitiba, Brazil

Bruna Teixeira de Freitas Chemim Guimarães,
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná

Manoela Stroparo Tahech,
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná