Anyone in New Zealand can use it. All you need is internet access. To get started, sign up, select a course and take the first lesson. It’s that simple.
Clinicians (eg a General Practice doctor, psychologist, nurse or other healthcare professional) can also support people to use Just a Thought by prescribing a course to their patients and following their progress through a clinician dashboard.
Our courses work best for people experiencing mild or moderate symptoms of anxiety or depression. If you have more severe symptoms you can still use Just a Thought, however you may need additional support from a mental health clinician.
Just a Thought courses may not be suitable for anyone who:
- is experiencing severe distress and suicidal thoughts – in these cases specialised support is required and it may be better to wait until distress and risk reduces
- is experiencing overly sedating side effects of medication which may effect your ability to concentrate on the material. It may be helpful to discuss this with your clinician.
If you are unsure if Just a Thought is right for you, talk to your clinician.