DARE is an app aimed at helping those experiencing anxiety. The app’s home screen first asks the user what they need help with: anxiety, worry, panic attacks, insomnia, or “mind gym”. Once the user chooses what they need to focus on, the app provides related audio clips, ranging in length from 3-20 minutes. These clips provide psychoeducation, guided trainings and soothing background noise. The home screen has four main sections: SOS, Relax, My Dare, Dare Store. ‘SOS’ contains audio designed to provide immediate relief for instances of overwhelming anxiety. ‘Relax’ includes audio clips which focus on breathing techniques. The app allows you to save your favorite audio clips, which appear in the ‘My Dare’ section. Finally, ‘Dare Store’ is where the user can purchase additional audio clips.
Available For: Requires iOS 12.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 5.0 and up.
Developer: BMD Publishing Ltd
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness, Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
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