Parents' Guide to

Calm Harm - Manages Self Harm

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

In-the-moment help for teens battling harmful urges.

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Is It Any Good?

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This app's tools support teens who are trying to rid themselves of the emotional and physical pain of self-harm, and it does it well. Hurting yourself on purpose is a very personal problem with complex reasons, which Calm Harm - Manages Self Harm recognizes ("Since everyone is individual, not all activities will suit you. Please choose the activities that suit you best."). In addition to the excellent pro-social, pro-self activities, this app is very easy to use and pleasant to look at (if a teen balks at the cute characters that accompany the activity choices, they can omit the visuals). Calm Harm's numerous ideas to distract, to express emotions, to calm, and to release anger in combination with the resource lists based on how a teen is feeling make this app a powerful toolbox for struggling teens.

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