BoosterBuddy Mobile App

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BoosterBuddy is an app created by Island Health. The app helps users manage their mental health by rewarding them for completing daily tasks that encourage positive habits. These include:

  • Daily mood check-ins
  • Keeping track of medical appointments and medication
  • Encouraging social interaction
  • Providing coping strategies for eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, chronic pain, and self-harm urges
  • Offering a journal feature for recording thoughts, accomplishments, favourite quotes, and practicing gratitude and self-compassion


Island Health developed BoosterBuddy with the help of teenagers and young adults who have first-hand experience of mental health issues. The Victoria Hospitals Foundation generously supported its creation.

BoosterBuddy has retired

In 2021, BoosterBuddy stopped receiving support. Although you can still download and use BoosterBuddy from the app store, future system updates may limit accessibility and operations.  


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