Bridge the gapp: Online Mental Health Resource for Island Residents
Island adults and youth can get trusted mental health information and confidential support through their computer, tablet or phone. Bridge the gapp provides engaging resources and early intervention programs to anyone age 13 years or older who is concerned about addiction, anxiety and stress, bullying, depression, eating disorders, identity and self-esteem, sexual health, suicide/self-harm, and more.
The site provides practical tools and resources to help you cope with everyday problems and take control over your own health. It also features Breathing Room, a free app specifically for teens and young adults to participate in ways that suit their personal situation. Download the Breathing Room app.
What will I find on the mental health website?
This interactive website offers free advice, inspiration, and assurance anytime you want it, from the comfort of your own space. It allows you to
- Get clear, reliable information from an extensive list of topics related to mental health, wellness and substance use;
- Participate in interactive wellness games and programs or join an online group with others who share a similar experience;
- Confidentially share your thoughts, creativity and worries and view what others have shared; and
- Search a directory of mental health services available in your own community if you feel you need additional support.
People with lived experiences worked together to design this innovative e-health resource. Bridge the gapp for Youth offers mental health and addictions information specifically for ages 13-18. Bridge the gapp for Adults contains content more suitable for people over age 18.