Smiling Mind is meditation made easy. A simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and everyday.
Smiling Mind is a unique web and App-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, Mindfulness Meditation and web-based wellness programs.
BeyondNow – Your suicide safety planning app
What is safety planning? If you or someone close to you is experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings, safety planning can help you get through the tough moments. It involves creating a structured plan – ideally with support from your health professional or someone you trust – that you work through when you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or crisis.
BeyondNow is designed to be used as part of your overall mental wellbeing and safety strategy. It is not intended to be your only form of support. Ideally you should work with a health professional or support person to create your plan.
Need a bit of All Right? in your every day? Our app gives you daily wellbeing mini-missions that will help you feel good!
Developed in conjunction with the Canterbury District Health Board, the Mental Health Foundation and Healthy Christchurch.
Rise and recharge
To help you become chair-aware, the free Rise & Recharge app — developed by Baker IDI with the support of the Vodafone Foundation — will help you spend less time stuck in the saddle and boost your energy.
Long periods of sitting (sedentary behaviour) increases our risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer.
An app to help teenagers and young adults cope with anxiety.
In this app, users to choose from a list of situations they want help with such as ‘dealing with conflict’ and ‘coping with test anxiety’. They are guided through steps to learn about that anxiety problem and set up a personalised plan for coping better. The app allows users to rate and keep track of their anxiety levels and provides self-help tools such as relaxation exercises, visualisations, mindfulness strategies and inspirational quotes.
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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.
What is SPARX?
SPARX is a computer program that helps young people with mild to moderate depression, anxiety or stress. It is based on a type of ‘talking therapy’ called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
- At the start of SPARX you meet the Guide, who explains what SPARX is and how it could help you.
- You then customise your avatar and journey to the seven provinces to complete quests that restore the world’s balance and defeat the pesky negative thoughts, called Gnats.
- Along the way, you will meet different characters, solve puzzles and complete mini games.
- As you complete each quest, the Guide will explain how you can use your new skills to feel better, solve problems and enjoy life in the real world. Each level takes about half an hour.