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We Got You: Promly App Has Built In Biofeedback Help for Panic & Anxiety at Your FingerTips

November 10, 2023

Promly, the leading social platform for youth, is excited to announce the integration of real time heart rate monitoring, insight and coping strategies to support the mental health and well-being of 13-19 year-olds. This groundbreaking addition reaffirms Promly's commitment to creating a safe and nurturing space for young individuals to connect and thrive.

Biofeedback for Panic is a proactive tool designed to assist users in managing and mitigating panic and stress-related responses by monitoring heart rate. By incorporating real-time biofeedback technology directly into the Promly app, users gain access to personalized insights and coping exercises when they need it most.

Key features of Biofeedback for Panic include:

  1. Real-Time Monitoring: Users can track their stress levels and receive immediate feedback on physiological indicators associated with panic and stress.
  2. Personalized Insights: The feature provides tracking insights based on individual stress patterns, empowering users with a better understanding of their unique triggers and responses.
  3. Teen Guided Relaxation Exercises: Biofeedback for Panic offers a range of evidence-based relaxation exercises to help users build resilience and manage stress effectively.
  4. Integrated Support Network: Users can choose to share their stress data with a trusted support network within the Promly community, fostering a sense of connection and understanding.

Jen Libby, CEO & Founder of Promly said, “We talked to school nurses who reported a 65% increase in kids leaving class due to panic when they returned to school after the pandemic.  We felt like we wanted to make this tech innovation resources more readily available to as many young people as possible to help them right now, so they feel support and know they can get through even the toughest anxiety attacks.”

 The feature is being introduced free of charge to all Promly users aged 13-19, as part of the platform's ongoing mission to build in and prioritize the mental health and well-being of its community.

Promly encourages parents, educators, and mental health professionals to explore the “We Got You” section of the Promly app with the young individuals in their care. The company remains dedicated to fostering a positive online experience and empowering youth with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age.