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Mind Ease is a mental health app geared towards adolescents and adults experiencing stress and anxiety. The app offers interactive exercises that are 10 minutes or less to help users feel calmer and more relaxed through various evidence-based techniques, such as cognitive therapy, mindfulness meditation, reframing, gratitude listing, and more. There are three main features in the app: “Calm Me”, “Explore”, and “Insights.” The “Calm Me” button starts by asking how the user is feeling in that moment on a sliding scale (bad or good, worried or calm, tense or relaxed) and then suggests an exercise based on the user’s response. The free version offers one exercise, while the premium version offers a range of exercises that the user can choose from. The “Explore” feature provides information about stress and anxiety, as well as additional activities. Lastly, the “Insights” section tracks the user’s progress (e.g., average improvement in overall mood), provides information about activity history, and shows how well specific exercises worked for the user.
Available for: iPhone Requires iOS 12.3 or later; Android 5.1 and up
Developer: Mind Ease Labs LTD
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Gratitude, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation & Information, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Stress and Anxiety, Sleep
Target Audience: Adults, Adolescents
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? Recommended
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play, Web
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