Self Help for iPad


Listed in: General mental health  
Self Help for iPad

Available on:



(click to download)

Supported languages:

English

Cost:

Free

Series of self-help guides on common mental-health issues. Note despite the name the app is also available on the Android platform.

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Languages

English

Countries of use

Any in which the user is familiar with English. Facilities mentioned by the app, though, are only available to usedrs in the north east of England.

Cost

Free

Developer

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, UK
(Based in United Kingdom)
http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/app.php ; Support email:

Funder

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Medical Adviser

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Features

Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities
Information Information

Summary

23 self-help guides written by clinical psychologists (with input from patients) on common mental-health issues. Subjects covered include abuse, alcohol, anger, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, eating disorders, panic, postnatal depression, shyness, and sleeping difficulties. The guides contain hints, tips, and self-help techniques, and they also carry pen-and-paper exercises which users can complete in their own time. Each guide opens with a video that can be downloaded free of charge (choice of male or female narrators). The guides can be read offline, or printed. Some of the guides are available in British Sign Language (BSL). The app aims to make people more aware of their own mental-health issues, and to provide advice and support.


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Reviews

Reviewer: Mental Health North East (MHNE)
Review: "Self-help guides from Mental Health North East's (MHNE) award-winning patient information centre. There are over 20 guides or directories, covering a range of mental-health issues (such as anxiety, depression and stress), and can be downloaded to your device. The directories also signpost users to useful (local) services. Each directory provides a brief description of local services, along with contact details. Three of the directories are aimed at carers, people experiencing mental health issues, and ethnic minorities."
Source: Source no longer available
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://bit.ly/1ftUjl8

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