An app to help people cope with stress, anxiety and depression.
|Note: This app appears to no longer be available in the New Zealand app stores.|
|Wellmind||By Dudley and Walsell Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust and Blue Step Solutions|
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What does the app do?
This app is designed to provide advice, tips and tools to improve mental wellbeing. Users select whether they want help with stress, anxiety, or depression and the app provides information about each condition, how it affects them physically, and 5 self-help tips. Users can keep track of their daily moods, things they look forward to and are grateful for, achievements. The app also provides a basic snake game for distraction, and 3 relaxation audio tracks. For a detailed review, see Reviews.
✔ Developed by the National Health Service, UK
✔ Easy to use
✘ Only a few self-help techniques provided
✘ Education component is basic although links to other websites are provided
✘ PDF files of self-help guides would not download
✘ Support organisations listed are UK-based
Privacy and security
Date of review: November 2017
Platform reviewed: Android
App version: 1.0
Download size: 23.47 MB
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Review of Self Help Anxiety Assessment app iMedicalApps, July 2015
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Van Singer M, Chatton A, Khazaal Y. Quality of Smartphone Apps Related to Panic Disorder. Front Psychiatry. 2015 Jul 14;6:96.
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