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Minds of the Culture Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.67 / 5.00

Overall Score: 5/15

Consumer Ratings: 1/2
Clarity of Purpose: 1/2
Mechanism of Action: 0/1
Software Updates: 2/2
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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User Experince

User Experience

2.29 / 5.00

Engagement: 2.10 Functionality: 2.69 Aesthetics: 2.00 Information: 2.38 Subjective quality score: 1.75 Perceived impact score: 2.67 Rating date: June 2021 Rated by: Queensland University

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Minds of the Culture is a free app created to help the black community learn more about mental health. The app’s goal is to bring awareness to mental health matters, normalize therapy, and educate the community with coping strategies. The app offers tools such as an in-app mood journal, descriptions of coping skills, a marketplace for merchandise supporting “Black Mental Health Matters”, a chatroom for people to connect on different topics, and a Black Therapist Directory. The user may access any of the resources without an account, but needs to set up an account in order to write journal entries and chat in the chatrooms.

Technical Details

Available for Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Developer: Chanda Reynolds
Type of Treatment: Psychoeducation & Information, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety
Target Audience: BIPOC
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? Recommended
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free
Get it on: Apple App Store

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Minds of the Culture

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

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