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    New app offers emotional support for anonymous users

    Cups of Tea is a free emotional support app seeking to put counseling services in the hands of individuals nationwide. Launched last July by psychologist Glen Moriarty, the app connects users with nonjudgmental listeners trained in discussing issues such as anxiety, depression and eating disorders. So far, it’s used in 150 countries, features 130 languages and, on average, hosts 85,000 conversations per week. “The basic, overall goal is to help people know that they are not alone, that we all struggle and Seven Cups is a place where all people are accepted and belong,” Moriarty said. Through the support of Y Combinator, an investment company that funds start-ups, the app…