SAM App

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SAM is a friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety. SAM has been developed by a university team of psychologists, computer scientists and student users. Established methods of self-harm have been combined with high standards of usability to provide an engaging, flexible, and practical resources.

The key features of SAM are self monitoring of anxiety with a graphical display, 25 self-help options covering information about anxiety, thinking and anxiety, physical relaxation, mental relaxation, health and anxiety, guidance on putting self help into practice, and finally a close social network of SAM users.

Review

In the smartphone generation, applications like this are really useful, engaging young people in managing their mental health and wellbeing. The application is visually appealing and makes the user want to keep using it. The fact it allows a young person to manage their anxiety but also keep it private is a great thing.

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School

Date created

12/10/2017

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