niggle: Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline
Kids Helpline announces a new mobile app – ‘niggle by Kids Helpline’ to make mental health help more accessible and relevant for young people regardless of their location.
Yourtown has recently unveiled mental health technology that makes it dramatically easier and faster for teenagers and young people to access evidence based wellness resources at their fingertips through the ‘niggle by Kids Helpline’ mobile app.
Research from the past three years has been put together by a team of young people, counsellors, researchers, designers and mental health professionals has gone into creating the new niggle app. The app is designed to suit teenagers and young people 13 to 25 years of age.
“niggle by Kids Helpline is a well-being toolkit that promotes self-help using the full resources of Kids Helpline to offer valuable information to teens and young people to check and monitor their mental health and well-being. Most importantly this new app is youth-driven, it has been designed with young people for young people”, said yourtown Chief Executive Officer, Tracy Adams.
Supporting technology initiatives like the niggle app is an example of how yourtown’s Kids Helpline can offer safety-net options regardless of where in Australia the user is located. Online apps such as these make it possible for young people to access help in a way that is comfortable for them and without the stigma that they may feel when accessing traditional mental health support services,” Adams continued.
On the app, young people can track their wellbeing and get personalised information, videos, podcasts, quizzes and tips to help you tame their ‘niggles’. Plus, they can hear from other young people as they share their stories and find out what helped them.
From feeling down or sad to sexual identity, dealing with conflict, loneliness and more – this is a take home, self-help toolkit that is here for you 24/7 for all things related to mental, social and emotional wellbeing.
niggle can help with things like:
- Mental Health
- Relationships & Sex
- Life Issues
- School & Work
- Physical Health & Identity
See how to use the app below:
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Kids Helpline website.
What: niggle – Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline
When: Available now
Where: Download from the App Store or Google Play
Who: Young people aged 13 – 25 years
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Image Source: Kids Helpline website
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