Help Me

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Team Name: 
Bob's gang

Help Me is an Well Being On Demand Application that connects vulnerable people with crisis support and services for emotional wellbeing

Help me is a tool that equipping everyone in Australia with the support and skills to protect their emotional wellbeing health

It is an on demand emotional wellbeing tool that uses technology to anonymously and securely connects real people to real professionally qualified listeners for chat.

Anyone who wants to talk about whatever is on their mind can quickly reach out to a trained, compassionate listener through our network. We have hundreds of listeners who come from all walks of life and have diverse experiences.

In 2014-15 there were 4.0 million Australians (17.5%) who reported having a mental or behavioural condition.
Help Me is an on-demand application connecting vulnerable people to crisis support 20 by 7.
The virtual assistant algorithm is sympathetic to emotional feedback and tone of voice. Via interactive chat, the virtual assistant will recommend appropriate services whether it is an activity to try or connect to a professional who are available. Among the list of available professionals who are connected with Help Me, the most appropriated will be connected to the help seeker. Help me also provide directions to the nearest facility using augmented reality interface which is safer than looking down at a map on your phone while walking. Help Me also suggests wellness activities like meditation classes and the nearest parks for exercise and walks.

Used Datasets: 
Dataset Name: 
SA Community services directory
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Unleashed 2014 Industry and Community Data
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Government of South Australia
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This data provides the list of available services for those seeking help through our app.
Dataset Name: 
ACNC Registered Charities
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This data provides list of services available so we can refer those seeking help through our app.
Dataset Name: 
Hospital Specialist Services 2013-2014
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
SA public hospitals
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Government of South Australia
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This database provides is used to provide information on availability of specialists in public hospitals across South Australia which is used for referral through our app.
Dataset Name: 
SA Public and Private Hospitals Locations
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Dept for Health and Ageing
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Government of South Australia
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This database provides location of public and private hospitals in South Australia. This is used for referral through our app based on need and condition of the user.
Dataset Name: 
National Health Survey: First Results, 2014-15
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
ABS
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Government of South Australia
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
The trends on prevalence of mental and behavioral conditions data was used to define the problem for the use cases.
Dataset Name: 
South Australian Monitoring and Surveillance System: Target, Trends at a glance & Indicator reports
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Dept for Health and Ageing
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Government of South Australia
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
The trends on prevalence of mental and behavioral conditions data and targets was used to define the problem for the use cases.
Event Location: 
Adelaide