This mobile app was designed to assist with managing stress and sleeping better. This app offers meditation, sleep stories, breathing programs and relaxing music.
A former Buddhist monk created Headspace as a way to help people everywhere learn about medication. People can try it for 10 days to see whether they want to pay for longer use.
A professor of clinical psychology from Oxford, England offers a range of free audio meditations for new and experienced meditators. There is even a fun “chocolate meditation.”
Buddhify offers a fun, gamified approach to creating a meditation practice. Buddhify uses bright, cartoony graphics and simple language, and it’s designed to be used on the go. The app has different settings — home, traveling, walking, gym — so that you can squeeze in a meditation wherever you are, and offers audio and video meditations suited to your current setting.
This mobile-app was designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It has ideas to help people learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that may help people take charge of their anxiety.
This Canadian website was created just for people like you – teens and young adults. It has lots of info and ideas on how to manage stress.
This is a comprehensive website from Nemours Health that covers many topics that teens deal with on a daily basis. Under the section labeled “for Teens” you can click on the mind tab to explore all of the content related to mental health.
This website was made for adults coping with health conditions – just like you! The workbook was created with input from a lot of different health experts…and patients!
You can text HOME to 741741 (in the US) or HOME to 686868 (in Canada) to connect with a crisis counselor 24 hours a day. This text line was designed to offer you support during any type of crisis.
The Canadian Kids Help Phone isn’t just for kids. It also has a whole section for teens. There are links to info about bullying, friends, and dating. You can phone them 24 hours a day. You can also post your questions online.
This website is designed specifically for young people with congenital heart disease. The goal is to provide information to help people who are getting ready to move (or have recently moved) to adult heart care. We use the term ‘transition’ to describe this process. Family, friends and health care providers may also find this website helpful.
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We have a simple ‘Getting to Know You’ survey that we ask all visitors to complete (we don’t ask for any personal health information). Website browsing activity will be monitored so that we can learn about the people who visit the website, how often people visit the website, and the web pages that are visited most often. This will help us decide which changes and improvements to make to the website in the future. Results from this project will be described for groups of website visitors (i.e., not for individual users).
Anyone can visit this website and most users will create their own User IDs and passwords. However, there are also Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and pediatric cardiology programs that have officially joined the iHeartChange team and work together to keep this website going. (You can find a list of the ACHD programs in the ‘Welcome to Adult Care’ section of the website). Some of these programs might choose to assign User IDs so that they can track of and how patients from their own programs visit the website. They might even want to track this for research. If you have been assigned a User ID from a program, that program might ask us to give them information about your answers to the ‘Getting to Know You’ survey, how many times you log into the website and which web pages you visit.
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We recommend that you register by creating your own User ID and password.
This will allow you to log in again and keep track of which pages on the website you visit.
If you visit them all, you can earn a transition diploma!
If you register, it also means that you won’t be shown the disclaimer & survey each time that you visit.
However, registration is not required.
Reminder: please write down your User ID and password for safekeeping
because we don’t store your email address for password reset!
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HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOVE TO ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE CARE
Thanks for checking out our website!
This website is designed mainly for young people with congenital heart disease (CHD). The aim is to help people feel more ready to “transition” from pediatric to adult care. And we know that family, friends and health care providers might also want to check it out!
Since this is your first visit, please read our disclaimer!