To help you support the mental health and wellbeing of young
people, this section contains reviews and practical tips for
evidence based tools and online programs that support the mental
health and wellbeing of young people.
Health professionals (including psychologists, counsellors,
youth workers etc) and young people from ReachOut.com are
regularly invited to review tools for the site - giving practical
advice and useful perspectives that will help you use these with
young people when they are appropriate.
Online: Online assessment and treatment program for
BACK: Only positive psychology website + resources for
eCouch: Online CBT program for treating
anxiety and depression
eHeadspace: Online chat counselling
Tapper: Goal setting application (iOS Devices)
LowDown (NZ): Online web program that helps young
people to understand and deal with depression
MoodGym: Online CBT program for
OnTrack: Online tools and programs for
mental health treatment
Mind: Mindfulness meditation website / app for young
SuperBetter: Game and iPhone app
for achieving resilience or recovery goals.
SuperMe: Online game platform for
building resilience and life skills
Reviews from young people
Reviews provided by young people cover different topics, which
target their impressions and feedback from using the program. This
information helps you to understand how young people would react
and how they would ask you to use it with them.
- First impressions
- Advice and tips for health professionals
Reviews from professionals
Reviews provided by health professionals cover four topics, with
concise bullet points and information that will inform your use of
the tool or program.
- Who would you use this tool with?
- When would you use this tool in practice?
- How would you introduce this tool with a client?
- Advice and tips for using this tool in practice
For additional reviews and ratings of these and additional
programs by health professionals, you can visit Beacon, an
Interested in contributing?
We're always on the look out for professionals in a variety of
professions (youth work, social work, counselling, GPs etc) who are
interested in reviewing tools and online programs for use with
young people. To express your interest, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org