The distrACT app aims to:
Young people can use the app to:
“The FREE distrACT app gives people who self-harm and may feel suicidal quick, easy and discreet access to information and advice, so they can manage difficult feelings, cope with a crisis and find help and support.
About 1 in 7 young people in the UK say they’ve harmed themselves at some point, and people who self-harm are 35 times more likely to end their own lives.
The distrACT app allows people to access reliable health information about self-harm on-the-go – 24/7, in the privacy of their mobile phone and in one single place.
How is the app useful?
If you self-harm and perhaps feel suicidal, the distrACT app provides you with all the information you need to understand self-harm better, manage it more safely, and know how to get help and support when you need it:
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