Stressheads


Listed in: ADHD  Anxiety  Stress  
Stressheads

Available on:



(click to download)

Supported languages:

English

Cost:

Free

App aimed at 16-25 years olds to help them manage stress, and identify what triggers it.

Approved by


Languages

English

Countries of use

Any country where English is spoken

Cost

Free

Developer

The Mix, UK charity providing confidential support for young people under 25 (YouthNet) Neon Tribe
(Based in United Kingdom)
http://www.themix.org.uk/apps-and-tools/stressheads

Funder

The Mix, with funding from Capital One

Medical Adviser

The Mix, UK charity providing confidential support for young people under 25 (YouthNet) Neon Tribe

Features

Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities
Self-monitoring Self-monitoring
Information Information

Summary

Stressheads was co-created by a group of young volunteers, young persons’ charity The Mix, and developer Neon Tribe.

To help manage stress, young people can:
. Distract from immediate stress in a fun game.
. Personalize and customize a range of `stresshead’ icons to represent specific sources of stress in their life, such as family or friends.
. Tap on the screen to throw around, `beat up’ and even impale the stresshead, to deal with the immediate stress feelings.
. Keep a journal to reflect on triggers and sources of stress, and manage symptoms.
. Access advice from themix website on common sources of stress for young people from exams and money through to relationships.


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

Reviews

Reviewer: Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub, West Berkshire Council
Review: “A clever new mobile app to help 16-25 year olds to cope with stress – launched by digital charity, YouthNet”
Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub, West Berkshire Council
Source: http://info.westberks.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=39455&p=0
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://www.westberks.gov.uk/
Reviewer: Savvykernow.org, NHS and Cornwall Council
Review: Recommended as an app reviewed by “young people in Cornwall” across a range of materials produced by Savvykernow
Source: http://www.torpoint.cornwall.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Savvy-Kernow.pdf
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: https://www.savvykernow.org.uk

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