May 15, 2024, 4 p.m. | Avoid The Hack!

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May is mental health awareness month! In pursuing help or advice for mental health struggles (beyond just this month, of course), users may download and use mental health apps. Mental health apps are convenient and may be cost effective for many people.

However, while these apps may provide mental health resources and benefits, they may be harvesting considerable amounts of information and sharing health-related data with third parties for advertising and tracking purposes.

Disclaimer: This post is not meant to …

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