Drink less be your best
DrinkSmart is a fun and social way to help you save money and cut back on calories while keeping your drinking under control. Free on iPhone and android.
Health Professional Review
Developed by Melon Health and ACC.
Type 2 Diabetes Xplained
Medical jargon can be confusing, but we take away that confusion through storytelling. Type 2 Diabetes Xplained takes us on Hare and Lisa’s journeys with Type 2 Diabetes in an engaging, informative and entertaining story.
You can also order USBs with the information on them: http://type2diabetesexplained.co.nz/
This app has been reviewed by a local health professional (below) and by Health Navigator (click here to read their review).
BURP – Breastfeeding’s Ultimate Refuel Place
Free iPhone and android app developed by WellSouth Primary Health Network and the Southern District Health Board:
Mobile: Access a map full of breastfeeding and child friendly locations in your pocket. Anywhere. Anytime.
Local: Find the closest cafes, parks and public areas and see their facilities throughout Southland and Otago.
Interactive: Read and submit reviews and share your experiences and feedback with other BURP users.
Award winning psychology app!
The MyPsyDiary is a secure psychological-based application designed by a clinical psychologist to assist people with monitoring and improving their mental health.
The MyPsyDiary is designed with security as a primary focus, where access to your diary, mood and emotion monitoring, reminder details, and thought recording features are only via personalised password entry.
The MyPsyDiary records and responds to your thoughts and emotions, and allows you to customise the content of the application to your personal needs and preferences. It also contains many well-supported psychological strategies to help you feel good.
Features include secure diary with password access, mood monitor, sleep and lifestyle choice tracking, relaxation training (including MP3 recordings), goal setting, and positive thinking coach. MyPsyDiary app can be easily used in conjunction with a mental health professional to aid treatment monitoring and goals.
No in-app purchases or downloaded advertising.
Hello Sunday Morning or Day Break
Tired of waking up with a hangover?
Don't let the day get away. The Hello Sunday Morning (HSM) or Day Break app helps you set simple, achievable weekly challenges to help reset your drinking habits.
Choose challenges to complete and then spend just two minutes each Sunday morning checking-in with your progress. Ever sung karaoke completely sober? Need some tips on how to unwind after work without alcohol? Have a boozy wedding coming up?
The HSM app is ideal for social drinkers who are looking for quick and easy ways to cut back on their drinking and challenge their relationship with alcohol – one Sunday at a time.
Supported by the Australian Government (Department of Health), VicHealth, Vodafone Foundation and nib foundation.
Download Hello Sunday morning for iOS devices here.
Download Day Break for android devices here
Please note that this app is free for a two week trial and then $59.99 AUS annual fee. Check out Drink Smart for a free app: http://www.booksonprescription.co.nz/product/drink-smart/
FREE android and iPhone app!
Packaged foods can be surprisingly high in salt, fat and sugar. FoodSwitch is a revolutionary new smartphone app that helps you make healthier food choices.
FoodSwitch can help you find out what’s in the food you’re eating, so you can make simple switches to healthier options. With FoodSwitch you can scan the barcode of packaged foods using your smartphone camera and receive immediate, easy to understand nutritional advice and a list of similar foods that are healthier choices.
How it works
In three easy steps, you can reduce excessively high levels of fat, salt and sugar in your family’s diet and even share shopping lists with friends via social media.