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ORO apps provide proven successful interactions through customizable video feed, to directly and instantly impact the user who may be suffering, or to guide a loved one wanting to provide support for someone in need.

Our Apps are modern native Apple IOS and Android technology that are customizable by educational institutions, organizations, community groups, police, EMS, and fire departments for the most important needs of their community. Operation Reach Out also offers additional resources to add to your personalized app that enhance the awareness of your mission including a help center library for emergency contacts.

These customizable apps are developed by wellness experts and are aimed at educating and establishing mental wellness and combating the harmful effects that can result from depression, anxiety, substance abuse, sexual harassment, or bullying.

ORO Suicide Prevention app was developed by a team of suicide prevention experts. The team was led by psychologist and author, Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, PhD, and Mettie Spiess, an award-winning mental health advocate and professional speaker.

I came across the Operation Reach Out app upon the recommendation of SFC Joseph Kern, the R3SP Program manager here at JFHQ for the NJ National Guard. I downloaded it to my phone and began looking at the resources, videos and activities included in the app. As the Suicide Prevention Program Manager for the State Guard, I will be sure to recommend to every soldier trained that they download this life-saving resource on their phones.
As I looked through the app, what caught my attention is the way the army’s ACE (Ask, Care, Escort) interventional tool is woven throughout the app. Though it is not specifically called ACE, the principles of it are inherent in each video vignette to help either the individual in crisis or friends of the individual in crisis.
Having worked on a suicide help line in NJ in the past, this app would be valuable for that type of work as well. KUDOS for offering lifesaving help in your Operation Reach Out app.”

Michael P. Woods, Suicide Prevention Program Manager / Accenture Federal Services JFHQ, NJARNG

My wife and I both made suicide attempts after being discharged. I found this app during my recovery period. We use it during our ‘down periods.’ The videos and information have helped us both beyond words.”

Retired Air Force, OIF Veteran

ORO Sexual Assault Prevention app was developed with the leadership of the renowned violence and harassment empowerment specialist, Maura Barclay. This app focuses on bystander intervention,
consent, and building healthy boundaries.

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