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Developed by a team of experts in youth mental health from the University of Auckland alongside rangatahi.
Psychoeducation, inspiring stories, audio tracks, user-friendly infographics, engaging mini games, mood tracking and more, all delivered via a conversational chatbot guide
Evidence-based and culturally responsive
Access digital support anytime, anywhere
Choose a guide to help you learn
Meet your Headstrong Guides - characters designed by young people for young people.
Chat with virtual guides when and how it suits you (available 24/7)
Get evidence-based information
Your user data and conversations are always private and secure
Skills that you can learn at your own pace
Our chatbot guide shares valuable tools, strategies and mindfulness exercises with rangatahi, drawing from the experiences of other young people who have faced stress or worries and manage negative thinking.
Grounded in proven methods for building resilience
Drawing on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), positive psychology, mindfulness, social skills, and harm-minimisation strategies
Identify and change negative thought patterns, improve emotional regulation and engage in healthier behaviours.
Support for your mind and body, your connections with whānau and friends, & your spirit or beliefs. All these parts need to be strong and balanced for you to feel your best!
Leveraging rangatahi's inherent strengths to foster optimism, gratitude, and a positive outlook on life.
Boost self-awareness, align actions with values, enhance self-esteem, and assist with better sleep.
Learn how to handle complex relationship dynamics, develop meaningful & genuine connections.
Guidance for safer choices and behaviour changes, with the aim of empowering teens to prioritise their safety and wellbeing.
"One of the best apps I've used... Amazing and I didn’t feel embarrassed or shy I just said exactly what I was thinking"
Anonymous, aged 15 years
"So far I think it’s a great tool for young people and older people alike to learn to manage their own emotions and sometimes learn to step away from social media for a while"
iOS App store user
"I liked the gratitude journal...when you get reminded that there are good things, it kind of makes life seem like it’s not as hopeless...like there are things to hope for, there are things to look forward to"
Male, aged 22 years
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