Hit enter after type your search item
NEWS SMART

Here you will find everything about smart and technology

‘Prescribed’ smartphone app offers hope to young people who self-harm

/
/
/
188 Views

When we developed this, we did a literature search and there were no apps developed like this specifically for young people who were self harming It's the first app to our knowledge that has focused particularly on this age group and provides them with this toolbox when they need it at times they're feeling de-stressed

BlueIce is a prescribed app so that means that it's used alongside a face to face intervention from child adolescent mental health service We found that, at the end of 12 weeks, three-quarters of the young people who used BlueIce were reporting that there had been a change, a reduction, in their self-harm and that some of these young people then actually stopped self- harming altogether But in addition to changes in self-harm, we found that young people had improved in their mood They were having less symptoms of anxiety and they were generally beginning to feel much more comfortable with themselves The app is on the NHS app library so people can find more about it from going there and there's also a website which people can get more information about it

At the moment we are undertaking a study just starting it in September to determine the effectiveness of adding BlueIce to the usual care which young people receive

Source: Youtube

This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar
Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views :