What is BlueIce?

BlueIce is a prescribed evidence-based app to help young people manage their emotions and reduce urges to self-harm.

It includes a mood diary, toolbox of evidence based techniques to reduce distress and automatic routing to emergency numbers if urges to harm continue.

Who is BlueIce for?

BlueIce was developed for young people attending mental health services who are self-harming. However, adults may also find BlueIce useful as a way of managing urges to self-harm.

How should BlueIce be used?

BlueIce is a prescribed app designed to be used alongside face to face care provided by a mental health worker.

Who developed BlueIce?

BlueIce was developed by mental health experts and young people with a lived experience of self-harm.

How do I get BlueIce?

Blue Ice is available for iOS and Android phones. Links to download the app are available on the access page.

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Page last reviewed: 15 April, 2024