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Rootd - Panic Attack & Anxiety Relief

Version: 2.0.7 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 3 - Condition Management
Country: CA
Category: Stress and Anxiety
Released: 13/10/2017
Updated: 18/04/2020
Version: 2.0.7
Size: 76mb
Developer: Simply Rooted Media
Reviewed On: 26/10/2020
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 65%.

It was assessed as a Level 3 App. These apps can be focused on general health or supporting specific health conditions. They may collect data and they may have a number of more advanced features. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Effectiveness as well as the User Experience domains.

This App doesn’t collect any data and it is therefore only assessed and scored based on its performance in the User Experience and Clinical Assurance sections of our review.

Data Privacy
Not Applicable
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Clinical Assurance
32.6/45
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User Experience
20.2/25
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Developer description
Rootd is a female led app for those struggling with panic attacks & anxiety. Helping you overcome anxiety & regain confidence 💪🏼 “I’ve suffered from panic attacks for almost 10 years. I’ve done CBT, medication, meditation, but nothing helped me in the moment when that panic attack hit, until I downloaded Rootd. Rootd makes it feel like someone is with me, even when I’m alone. I owe my continued stability to this simple genius app. Its a MUST for all who are facing the same type of war with anxiety.” @RainyNally Overcome panic attacks and anxiety the moment they strike with Rootd’s proven lessons, panic button, breathing tool, and exercises. Finally, an app for conquering panic attacks and anxiety that blends a guided process for both immediate and long term relief, with clean and engaging design. Get Rootd to always have panic attack and anxiety relief right in your pocket. We set out to build Rootd after suffering from debilitating panic attacks and anxiety for several years. The only help resources we could find were too expensive, ineffective, or poorly designed. Our mission has become to help others overcome their panic, fear, and anxiety, and to end the stigma against those affected. Rootd’s core features and content are completely free, and always will be. This includes: The Rootr Always there to help anytime you feel overwhelmed by an anxiety or panic attack. After activating the Rootr with the press of a big red button, you are presented with two guided paths to relieving the panic: one for when you’re ready to face the panic attack head-on, and another for when you just want to find comfort as quickly as possible. Understanding Lessons Find some peace of mind by learning about where anxiety comes from, how our bodies and minds experience panic attacks, and why this all might be happening to you. The Breathr The perfect tool to practice deep breathing daily and find calm during times of stress. The Visualizr Guided body scans and visualizations to get rooted when feeling anxious. Emergency Contact For when you need to hear a friendly voice, you can immediately call a friend, family member, or nearby help center directly from the Rootd app. Personal Stats Page Take pride in your healing progress and gain appreciation for how far you’ve come with a personal stats page that tracks your number of panic attacks survived, lessons completed, and overall “warrior points”. SHORT TERM & LONG TERM LESSON PACKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE When you're ready to begin permanently changing your relationship with panic attacks and anxiety you can now upgrade to unlock Rootd's Short Term & Long Term lesson packs. Short Term Lessons Learn changes you can make and exercises you can perform in the short term that provide relief, manage heightened anxiety, and instil a calm mind. Short term lesson topics include Diet, Social Media Anxiety, and a new guided Deep Breathing exercise. Long Term Lessons The ultimate goal is to permanently change our relationship with anxiety, and live panic attack free. Rootd's long term lessons guide you through the remainder of the journey to lifelong relief. Long term lesson topics include Learning to Sleep Again, Resistance vs Trust, Self Labelling, and Meditation. What mental health professionals are saying about Rootd "I appreciate the simple, factual, and yet caring approach of Rootd that makes it an inviting, interesting, and easy to use tool. Its easy to read and affirming statements at the end of each section are true and encouraging to readers. I endorse this for individuals looking for support and tools for managing anxiety and panic attacks." Wendy Marion-Orienti - Licensed counsellor at PRH International School of Adult Education and Research Follow Rootd Instagram: @rootd_app Rootd - Panic attack and anxiety relief right in your pocket.
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