stem4 was delighted to have been awarded the Best Not-for-Profit Category Award and the overall Best User Experience Award at the UXUK Awards 2018 for the Calm Harm app which helps young people manage the urge to self-harm. The moderator and host was John Goodall, Bunnyfoot and the panel of 9 judges were from Bunnyfoot, Google, BT, BA, Financial Times, Sainsburys, Whitbread and Lloyds. The judges complimented Calm Harm for meeting all elements of the judging criteria which included content, effectiveness, ease of use, purpose, research and visual design.
Dr Nihara Krause, CEO and Founder of stem4 and clinical creator of Calm Harm said ‘We are thrilled to be acknowledged for the work we do and to receive the best user experience award is acknowledgement of what is at the heart of what we do. We want to provide children and young people with effective digital tools that can enable them to manage psychological difficulties early so that they can make quick recovery.’
stem4 are proud to be working with HMA, their tech partners for ‘Calm Harm’. They attended the event with Dr Krause.
Calm Harm has met the standards required to be included in the NHS Digital Apps Library and has won several awards and been featured in the London Design Museum.The website www.calmharm.co.uk allows users to find out more about the app, watch an introductory video, view screenshots, read app reviews and order Calm Harm resources such as posters and postcards.