Tapuaki – Pregnancy
Also, visit their website http://www.tapuaki.org.nz/ which can be translated into 8 different languages!
Health Professional Review
Partners in website development: Ministry of Health, Plunket, Taha, Whakawhetu, and the Immunisation Advosiry Centre.
This app has been reviewed by Health Navigator, to read the review click here.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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).