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The Safe Place 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: October 2022

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User Experince

User Experience

3.26 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.10 Functionality: 3.75 Aesthetics: 2.08 Information: 4.10 Subjective quality score: 2.69 Perceived impact score: 3.25 Rating date: March 2021 Rated by: Queensland University

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The Safe Place is a psychoeducational app that aims to provide education on different mental illnesses such as: post-partum depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and more. The app is specifically geared towards the Black community and providing education about mental health, and mental illnesses that they may be more vulnerable to than others. The app offers pages on topics such as mental health statistics, self assessment questions, self care tips, mental health resources, and inspirational quotes, videos, and podcasts. Another feature that the app offers is the option to join a discussion forum. This forum is offered through a link on the app that will take the user to the Facebook page in which the forum takes place.

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Technical Details

Available for: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 4.0 and up
Developer: Jasmin Pierre
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness, Psychoeducation & Information, Test/Screener Apps, Gratitude
Targeted Conditions: Not Specified
Target Audience: Adults, Adolescents, BIPOC
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of The Safe Place

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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