stem4 wins Northern Digital Award for Best App

stem4 wins Best App 2018 at Northern Digital Awards

Calm Harm, an app to help young people manage their urge to self-harm, is developed for stem4 by Dr Nihara Krause, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and has had over half a million downloads from across the world to date.

Judges at the Northern Digital Awards 2018 said stem4’s entry clearly demonstrated “how the app has had tangible impact on the desired audience and continues to do so using an evidence-based approach.’

Dr Krause CEO, Founder of stem4, said

“I am proud of ‘Calm Harm’ and the contribution it is making to help many young people across the world. To be recognised for this work by receiving the Northern Digital Award 2018 for ‘Best App’ means a lot. Competition in this category was very high and included many well-known and best-loved brands. We are most grateful to HMA, our tech partner, for entering Calm Harm and who were double winners that evening”.

stem4 is a Wimbledon based, award winning charity that supports teenage mental health through mental health promotion, building resilience and signposting early intervention. stem4 focuses on commonly occurring mental health issues in teenagers including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, self-harm and addiction as well as working with students, parents and teachers in secondary schools. The stem4 free Calm Harm app helps teenagers manage the urge to self-harm.