MIT Students Use Their Coding Skills For Suicide Prevention

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are using their coding skills for an important cause: lowering the suicide rate at their school.
Through an anonymous texting hotline called Lean On Me, anyone in the MIT community in need of support can reach out at anytime and connect with a peer — which can be just as important as getting help from a professional, says MIT sophomore Andy Trattner, one of the hotline’s creators. READ MORE