Big White Wall

Categories: Mental health, Online community

Free

Big White Wall is an online community for people who are stressed, anxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously to other members and take part in group or one-to-one therapy with therapists.

This app has been updated and is currently under reassessment.

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Who is it suitable for?

Big White Wall is for anyone aged 16 or over who wants to improve their mental health.

How does it work?

The Big White Wall community is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly.

Express your feelings by creating a Brick using words, pictures and images and add it to the community Wall.

Take online tests to measure your anxiety or depression levels to set goals and track your progress.

Register for online courses with health professionals covering things like sleep problems, stopping smoking and anger management.

Sign up for one-to-one therapy with experienced counsellors and therapists via webcam, audio or instant messaging.

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

Please share the details through our contact form for our records.

How do I access it?

Enter your postcode on the Big White Wall’s sign-up page to see if you can join the service for free or if you need a referral from your GP.

The service is free for UK military personnel, veterans and their families, and at many universities.

You can connect to the service from any computer, tablet or smartphone with internet access. 

Page last reviewed: 04/04/2018
Next review due: 04/04/2021

Disclaimer

The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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