Spill: Building an “Empathy Engine” With Suicides Averted as a Metric

Allstop told me she’s out raising another half million as she transitions Spill from an exclusive focus on campuses and students — it will soon be available at MIT – into a platform for anyone to receive or give support. She calls it “an engine for empathy.”


Spill is a peer support network where users can talk — spill — to someone confidentially about problems in their life. Users’ issues are screened by professionals and then referred to an anonymous peer who can talk through the problem and offer support.


by Walter Frick



Spill is a nationwide peer support network made OF and FOR college students. You can vent here, confidentially, about whatever is bothering you. Within 24-48 hours, we’ll give you feedback from a handful of trained peers who can relate to your problem.