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Calm Harm is an app designed to help manage self-harm. Based on principles from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Calm Harm teaches teenagers to resist and manage urges to hurt themselves. In addition to providing basic information about self-harm, Calm Harm includes four modules: ‘Distract’, to focus attention off of the urge; ‘Comfort’, to build positive self-regard and constructive habits; ‘Express’, to communicate negative emotions in more effective ways; and ‘Release’, with alternative behaviors for safely venting an unbearable urge. Each activity ranges from 5 to 15 minutes, and can be extended if the user needs more time to manage the urge to hurt themselves. Calm Harm also has a tracking function that allows users to view their progress and take note of patterns and trends in their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to self-harm.Read the Professional Review for Calm Harm: A Professional Review
Available For: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Android 5.0 and up
Type of Treatment: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring, Psychoeducation & Information, Cognitive Behavioral Principles
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety, (Self-harm)
Target Audience: Adolescents
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
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There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of CalmHarm
Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Works
How Symptom Trackers Work
How Psychoeducation Works
How Cognitive Behavioral Principles Work
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