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HeadGear app

Health app | By: Black Dog Institute

In summary

  • About: adults in the workforce who want to build good mental health and wellbeing
  • Suitable for: adults in male-dominated workplaces — aged 18+ who can read English with ease
  • Cost: free
  • More information: Visit this page for more information about the HeadGear App

The HeadGear app from Black Dog Institute is a free, easy-to-use app that guides you through a 30–day mental fitness challenge designed to build resilience and wellbeing — it’s even been found to prevent depression.

Based on techniques scientifically proven to build good mental health, it features a range of simple engaging daily activities to help reduce and manage stress, improve sleep, connect better with friends and deal with difficult situations.

It includes:

  • 30-day mental fitness challenge
  • Short 5-minute interactive activities to build mental fitness

Time requirement: 5 minutes per day for 30 days.

HeadGear is also personalised. You’ll get to shape your own set of actions for building your mental health and wellbeing.

HeadGear by Black Dog Institute

The HeadGear app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Download now:

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Last reviewed: October 2020

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