stem4 is a charity that promotes positive mental health in teenagers and those who support them including their families and carers, education professionals, as well as school nurses and GPs through the provision of mental health education, resilience strategies and early intervention.
This is primarily provided digitally through our innovative education programme, pioneering mental health apps, clinically-informed website and mental health conferences that contribute to helping young people and those around them flourish.
- Calm Harm App
Calm Harm is an award-winning, free app to help teenagers manage or resist the urge to self-harm. Calm Harm is based on an evidence-based approach called Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) which is a form of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Calm Harm provides a range of targeted five or fifteen-minute activities to help alter thoughts, emotions and behaviours, enabling young people to ‘ride the wave’ of emotion they experience and manage the urge to self-harm.
- Clear Fear App
Clear Fear is a free app to help young people manage the symptoms of anxiety. It uses the evidence-based treatment CBT to focus on learning to reduce the physical responses to threat by learning to breathe, relax and be mindful as well as changing thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions.
- Combined Minds App
Combined Minds is a free app to help families and friends support young people with their mental health. Combined Minds helps families and friends to find ways to provide the right environment to help the individuals they support affect their own change. As important influencers in the lives of young people, this provides a positive impact on their mental health.
- Move Mood App
Move Mood is a free app to help young people manage the behaviours associated with low mood and depression. The app uses the evidence-based treatment Behavioural Activation Therapy to help you set goals in a number of areas, helping you to build confidence.