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MeeToo App Provides Safe Space to Seek Advice

MeeToo is a multi-award winning peer support app that supports over 40,000 young people aged 11-25. MeeToo is free, safe and anonymous and is featured on the NHS Apps Library.

Epsom’s Lower Sixth peer mentors, who completed virtual work experience for the company in February, loved their week of events and tasks and have done a great job of promoting the app to the pupil body.

Relationships, body image and self-esteem are just some of the themes on which young people are seeking advice and reassurance. Mrs Helen Keevil, Assistant Head: Pupil Welfare said, “It is comforting to know our pupils are finding a safe space where they feel supported and not judged.”


How does MeeToo help young people?

One of the best ways for a young person to improve their wellbeing is to share how they are feeling. The MeeToo app makes it easy to talk about difficult things and to get support.

MeeToo looks and feels like social media, but it is safe because every post and reply gets checked by a moderator before it goes live. This moderator is a real person, not an algorithm.

MeeToo is anonymous, so you can talk about virtually anything and you’ll get advice from other young people who have often had similar experiences. The app also includes a directory that is packed with useful resources and links to third-party support.


How do I join?

All you need to do is download the MeeToo app for free on IOS and Android. Once you’ve signed up, remember to add the Epsom College portal for more support. Remember MeeToo is anonymous, so it won’t tell anyone anything unless you ask it to.


What next?

Make an anonymous post about whatever is on your mind. Being specific tends to generate more useful replies. Your post is checked by one of MeToo’s team of trained moderators. Sometimes moderation can take up to half an hour.

If your post is more complex, MeToo’s in-house counselling team might reply to you. If you don’t need the counselling team, your post will be published and will appear in the feed.

Your post is visible to people within your age band, and they may write a reply to you.

‘Super-peers’ make sure that every post gets a good reply. Super-peers are undergraduates from different disciplines including psychology, social science, medicine, teaching or education.

All replies are checked by one of our team of trained moderators too. Replies to your post are only published once they are moderated.

“I actually didn’t realise how much better this app can make someone feel. I love being able to ask my own questions and just the experience of trying to help even one other person helps me to feel happier too.”

MeeToo User