Stressheads Nominated for a Digital Health Award

Our stress-busting app has been nominated for two Tech4Good awards - and now we need your help!

Ollie Drackford
Head of Marcoms

Please vote for Stressheads!

Created by AbilityNet, the Tech4Good awards recognise organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others.

YouthNet and our partners (Neon Tribe and supports Capital One) and the young people we work with are up for Tech4Good People’s Choice award, where the victor will be selected by you, the public.

If you think stress amongst young people is an important issue that needs to be tackled, with services such as Stressheads, then we would really appreciate your support. You can help us by voting and sharing the word amongst your family, friends and social media buddies.

There are two ways to vote for us and votes must be in by the 30th of June:

  1. You can simply share the #T4GStressheads hashtag on twitter
  1.  Alternatively you can visit Tech4Good enter an email address, and select Stressheads – then submit.

We’d really appreciate your support on our journey to tackle the issues that matter to young people.

More about Stressheads

Every year in April one topic dominates YouthNet’s services: Exam stress. And once the actual exams are out the way, the “what do I do next” and “what if I don’t pass” questions start, leading to a second surge of stressed-out young people.

To help our users get stress under control, we released Stressheads – an app designed as a fun-to-use distraction tool for 16-25 year olds to turn to when they feel under pressure.

Stressheads has already been a hit, with 1000 downloads within the first month of the launch. As well as the People’s Choice Category, we’ve been nominated for a Digital Health Award alongside Don’t Bottle It Up, London’s Air Ambulance and BuddyApp.

You can download Stressheads for free on your iPhone or iPad and on Android devices.


Published on 17-Jun-2015