Social Force Review
“Social Force” is part of the Intellicare Suite* of mental health apps by the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies. Social Force is designed to encourage users to connect with supportive friends and/or family in their life. The app allows users to import contacts and identify the areas of support that the users’ contacts can provide. Users can customize the app notifications to prompt them with reminders to reach out to specific people in their life via text message or phone call, and includes additional calendar integrations that allow users to schedule social outings from their device.
*Stephen Schueller, the Executive Director of PsyberGuide and David Mohr, a PsyberGuide Scientific Advisory Board Member, were both involved with the development of IntelliCare. Dr. Schueller has no commercial interest in IntelliCare, nor Actualize Therapy. Dr. Mohr has an ownership interest in Actualize Therapy.
Available For: Android compatibility varies; Visit the Intellicare website
Developer: CBITs, Northwestern University
Type of Treatment: Gratitude
Targeted Conditions: Not Specified
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English
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Research on this App
“Social Force” is part of the Intellicare Suite of mental health apps by the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies. A 2017 trial of the Intellicare Suite found that users of the Intellicare apps showed a reduction in symptoms of depression and anxiety after using 5 or more apps in the Intellicare suite over eight weeks.