Mobile apps and treatment

Digital health tools

In just a few short years, smart mobile devices have become indispensable tools for clinicians and their patients. DVA has a growing number of digital health tools to assist veterans to self-manage their mental health and for clinicians to use as an adjunct to treatment. All DVA apps are free to download from the iOS App Store or Google Play.

Operation Life mobile application

The Operation Life mobile application is designed to help those at risk deal with suicidal thoughts and is recommended to be used with the support of a clinician. The app provides on-the-go access to relevant emergency and professional support and self-help tools to help users regain control, keep calm and take action to stay safe. The app also contains web links to relevant online resources, including information on suicide awareness, prevention training and counselling.

The app complements the Operation life website which will help you understand the warning signs of suicide and provide information and resources to help keep your patients safe from suicide. Help is also available for those bereaved by suicide.

The app is available free from the App Store or Google Play.

PTSD Coach Australia mobile application

The PTSD Coach Australia mobile application can be used in combination with evidence-based therapies for PTSD to tailor self-management and recovery options, including scheduling the use of particular CBT tools, activities and clinical appointments. Patients can send the results of a PTSD self-assessment to their nominated health professional.

Find out more about PTSD Coach Australia and where to download.

ON TRACK with the Right Mix mobile application

The ON TRACK with The Right Mix mobile application records alcohol consumption and summarises the impact on wellbeing, fitness and budget – key motivators for young serving and ex-serving ADF personnel. Clinicians can use On Track as a ‘real-time’ drinks diary, with data emailed to monitor compliance and track progress over time. Data collected by the app includes the date and length of their drinking session, number, type and cost of drinks consumed.

Find out more about ON TRACK with The Right Mix and where to download.

High Res (High Resilience) mobile application

The High Res (High Resilience) mobile application is designed to give serving and ex-serving ADF personnel CBT tools to manage stress in real time and build their psychological resilience over time. High Res can also be used in conjunction with treatment. Clinicians can prescribe the use of particular CBT tools and schedule their use to progress a treatment plan.

Find out more about High Res and where to download.