Feeling down, worried or stressed?

Feeling down, worried or stressed?

SPARX is a a free online tool for young people. It teaches them the key skills to help fight mild to moderate depression, anxiety or stress.

SPARX - a free online tool for young people

SPARX is a self-help e-therapy tool that teaches young people the key skills to help fight mild to moderate depression. It can also help young people who are feeling anxious or stressed.

SPARX was developed by a team of researchers from the University of Auckland, and has been made available for free online through the Prime Minister's Youth Mental Health Project. The tool is available on the SPARX website. As well as the SPARX e-therapy programme, the website also offers:

  • a mood quiz to help young people identify depression
  • information on where to get help

This page last reviewed 03 June 2016.
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