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Breathing Room

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By Caitlyn Bourassa 31 January 2017 @ 3:30pm

Many apps have started to become available to help people manage their mental health. There is a new self help app that was created in Calgary, Alberta by the Canadian Institute of Natural and Integrative Medicine called the Breathing Room

Acccording to the website, the app is made for youth ages 13-24 who want to learn new ways to manage stress, anxiety and depression. The program has 8 modules including visualizations, fresh insights, music, movie and book suggestions, stories by young adults who have been through tough situations and jokes to brighten your mood.

The Breathing Room is evidence based, and has shown to improve wellbeing, help youth to be able to cope with life challenges, allow youth to feel more connected to themselves and their surroundings, and enhances self control over emotions. 


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