April 1

TWLOHA Celebrates 15 Years with New App “The Hopeful”

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To Write Love on Her ArmsCelebrates 15th Anniversary With New App:“The Hopeful”
Melbourne, FL – March 30, 2021 – More than $2.65M donated directly into treatment and recovery, responded to over 210k stories, and more than 3.8M miles traveled. Since 2006, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) has dedicated every single day to bridging the gap between mental health resources and those who need them the most. Today, the organization is celebrating its 15th anniversary and taking another step towards connectivity and removing the stigma around mental health by announcing its new app: “The Hopeful.”
A daily-use app, “The Hopeful” features daily encouragements along with options to track your mood and explore how you’re feeling through journaling prompts. Users will also find regularly updated TWLOHA content, including blogs, podcasts, plus professional resources, and self-care activities. The app is available to download for free in the iTunes app store here, and will be coming soon to the Google Play app store. Android users can sign up to be notified when it’s live here.
Over the last 15 years, TWLOHA’s mission of hope and help has grown with the evolution of social media and how we communicate,” shares Co-Executive Director Lindsay Kolsch. “The Hopeful app is the next step in continuing our work of supporting people’s mental well-being and healing. Through the app, users can engage in daily self-care activities and will be reminded day-in and day-out just how important their story is and that they are not alone, no matter what they are facing.”
About To Write Love on Her Arms:To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. Each month, they connect with 10 million people online through social media and their FIND HELP Tool fields 3,500 searches made by people seeking affordable, local mental health resources. TWLOHA has one of the largest online audiences of any non-profit on social media, and has been featured on NBC Nightly news with Brian Williams, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, Rolling Stone, and founder Jamie Tworkowski has won an MTVU Woodie Award. In recent years, TWLOHA was awarded a $1 million grant from Chase at the first-ever American Giving Awards (AGAs) announced on NBC.
In 2020 alone, TWLOHA:— Reached more than 10 million people online each month.— Shared over 123 stories of mental health and healing through the blog, podcast, and LIVE events.— Delivered the message of hope to all 50 states and 70 countries through 27,000 merch orders.— Brought this movement (prior to COVID-19) to 22 cities over 31 days including trips to the UK and Mexico City.— Invested more than $205,000 into treatment and recovery to help sponsor 2,600 individual counseling sessions and support 6,480 hours of group therapy for 673 people.— Provided 35,000 program searches through their FIND HELP Tool.
For more information, please visit: www.twloha.com.
Follow TWLOHA online at:Facebook: www.facebook.com/towriteloveonherarmsTwitter: www.twitter.com/twlohaInstagram: www.instagram.com/twloha

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