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The Fifth Army | An App for Young People dealing with Depression, Bullying or Homophobia [VIDEO]


THE FIFTH ARMY is a movement tackling three big issues affecting young people today – depression, homophobia and bullying. By completing missions and earning points to move up the army ranks young people learn how to support friends or family if they’re going through a tough time.

The Fifth Army campaign is run by Australians‘ Cotton On Foundation and headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

The Fifth Army | Brought to you by headspace and Cotton On Foundation.


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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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