Games like Flappy Bird and Candy Crush have helped many of us de-stress during long waits at the doctor’s office and crowded Metro rides. They have also frustrated many a teacher as students have chosen to play them rather than pay attention in class, but what if an app could actually help with mental health?
Gamification — the use of video game techniques to do more than just entertain — is a big buzzword these days. It’s being used in management, education and advertising. This article here from NPR talks about how some Therapists’ Apps Aim To Help With Mental Health Issues : Shots – Health News : NPR.