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Mobile App Design to Help College Students Cope Mental Health Crisis During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Miranti Nurul Huda, Yudhistya Ayu Kusumawati, Rika Godelava Danny

Last modified: 2022-06-12


The speed of transmission of the COVID-19 makes the spread of the virus difficult to control so that the number of Indonesians infected with the virus continues to increase every month. This pandemic is an event beyond prediction that makes the government issue policies in the education sector where the learning process ranging from Early Childhood Education level to Higher Education becomes online learning at home. These limitations of daily activities and communication provide an impact on people's social lives, namely the occurrence of mental health crises. Students as part of the youth order in society also feel the crisis of mental health caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to find out the mental health of students during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide solutions in the form of mobile app that provide personal discussions with psychologists, sharing forums, and mental health education. It is hoped that this research can help overcome mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent them from unwanted things. The research method used in this research is the design thinking method that consists of empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test.

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