Apart of Me - A beautiful space where it’s ok to talk about death.
This game is for young people who have a very ill family member or friend. Also for those who have had a family member or friend die.
Welcome to your island, a peaceful world populated by friendly creatures and a wise guide. Explore the warm, shallow waters and vibrant jungle while learning more about other people's stories and creating your own.
Space - We all need some space sometimes. Let us help you find some peace using our interactive meditations designed to support the grieving process.
Emotions - Illness and death often feel too hard to cope with. Explore your emotions and discover techniques for helping with overwhelming and confusing feelings.
Stories - **COMING SOON** - Listen to stories from young people with experience of illness and bereavement.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“If I’d have had something that would have reminded me how precious the time was, before it was too late, that would have been amazing. Since being involved in this project, I have been able to find some meaning from all of those dark times."
-- Jamie, lost his dad to a liver cancer 3 years ago
"Engaging young people in traditional ways can be challenging, yet we know that with the right support following a bereavement, this age group is able to adapt to their new reality with confidence and go on to live full and flourishing lives."
-- Sacha Richardson, Director of Clinical Services, Winston’s Wish
- Best Youth Focused Emotional Support Application 2018 in the Technology Awards 2018, hosted by Global Health & Pharma
- Nominated as a finalist in the Pfizer Healthcare Hub awards
- Runner up in the Tech4Good Awards 2018
- Featured in The Guardian’s top 10 tech projects to look forward to in 2018
ABOUT BOUNCE WORKS
Bounce Works is a social enterprise with a mission to overturn the growing crisis in mental health among our youth by creating engaging and effective digital products and services.
We made Apart of Me because we wanted to help young people going through difficult times.
APART OF ME TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Apart of Me is intended to support children and young people who have a terminally-ill family member or friend, or who have had a family member or friend die. It is not intended to replace independent professional advice from qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and medical practitioners. There are people who can help you if you feel that you need more support, so please speak to someone you can trust or seek professional guidance.
In the future we may collect some data from users to help research effectiveness of game features and therapeutic techniques. Don't worry, we'll ask for your permission before we collect anything identifiable and you will be welcome to say no at any time.
You can read more about our terms and conditions here:
Terms of Service: https://apartofme.app/terms/
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.