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UK teenagers turn to mobile apps to help with mental ill health

2018-11-22T08:01:20+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|news|Comments Off on UK teenagers turn to mobile apps to help with mental ill health

The Guardian reports today that usage of apps that help cope with anxiety, self-harm and depression has soared amongst teenagers recently.

“123,138 people in the UK downloaded Calm Harm, an NHS-approved app that helps people self-harm less often or not at all, between April 2017 and this month. Of those, 56% were aged between 10 and 18 and 82% were girls or women.”

Read the article here.

Calm Harm

Find out more about stem4‘s Calm Harm app here.

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