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iChill Review

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1.67 / 5.00

Overall Score: 5/15

Consumer Ratings: 1/2
Proposed Goal: 2/2
Evidence Based Content: 1/1
Software Updates: 0/2
Clinical Input in Development: 1/1
Research on Development Process: 0/1
Efficacy of Other Products: 0/1
Research Independence and Review: 0/2
Research Base: 0/3

Rating Date: August 2020

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iChill is an app designed to educate the user about the Community Resiliency Model which includes self-help skills to help manage stress and triggers. There are six sections of the app. First, there is “About iChill” which gives an overview of the app’s core philosophy. “Resiliency Zone – Before” asks the user to rate their current resiliency level, which refers to their level of distress. Next the user is prompted to read about the core skills (Tracking, Resourcing, Grounding, Shift & Stay). Once the user has read about the skills and practiced them, they are prompted to rate their resiliency level again in “Resiliency Zone – After”. The fifth section “Resiliency Images”, provides four visuals to further explain the concept of resiliency to the user. Finally, the last section “Help Now!” provides 10 tips for managing stress in the moment, as well as two crisis lines to call for extra support.

Technical Details

Available for: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 4.0.3 and up.
Developer: Trauma Resource Institute, Inc.
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness, Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Stress and Anxiety, PTSD
Target Audience: Adults, Military Personnel, Adolescents, Children
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play, Web

 

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of iChill

Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Mindfulness Works
How Psychoeducation Works

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