The distrACT app provides easy, quick and discreet access to general health information and advice about self-harm. While the app is mainly aimed at young people, it will be useful to people of any age who are considering or already self-harm, their families and other people who provide support.
distrACT has been created by practising medical doctors together with young adults and experts in self-harm and suicide prevention. It is a wide collaboration between Expert Self Care Ltd, Bristol Health Partners and the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH HIT), Self-Injury Support, Self-Injury Self Help, Bristol hospitals and universities, as well as other local and national organisations.
At the launch event we will be demonstrating distrACT and exploring the context of self-harm and suicide prevention both locally and nationally.
The app is available at both the App Store and Google Play - there are links on the distrACT web page.
Expert Self Care Ltd is a UK Social Enterprise certified by the NHS England Information Standard as a provider of reliable health information.
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