Cooling & Light Therapy Products to Help Manage Symptoms of Fear of Harm

These products have been recommended by families because they’ve helped to manage temperature and sleep disruptions.

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For more information on using cooling strategies to assist with Fear of Harm symptoms and on how to use these products please watch this video.

Data Tracking Bundle

In May, our Tuesday night support group ran a topic session on data tracking. Families with kids with Fear of Harm find collecting data on sleep and body temperature is essential to making good care decisions for their children. 
Resident “JBRF data expert” Stefanie, shared tools and tips on how to use some of the important equipment. 
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Temperature & Cooling


BedJet 3 Climate Comfort for Beds

Introducing perfect climate comfort just for your bed. 
Relentlessly engineered with 5 patents, so you can have the best night’s sleep. 
Instant heating and cooling; Eliminates body sweat; Control by degree; 
Simple & easy to install; Biorhythm function
Elegear Cooling Blanket
With the deep touch and cooling feel of this light blanket, you will fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. A lightweight summer cooling blanket provides a comforting embrace that calms anxiety and soothes your senses, allowing you to get the rest you need. 
Cool Technology Double Fabric, with a cool-sensing value of more than 0.4, can quickly absorb body heat, keeping you cool and sweat-free all night long, even during the hottest summer nights. Made of natural 100% cotton on the bottom side, comfortable to the touch, breathable, suitable for spring and autumn use.
ChiliPAD & OOLER Sleep Systems by Chilisleep, Cooling & Heating Mattress Pad

The ChiliPAD, and the more advanced version, The OOLER, are advanced and luxurious sleep systems with a hydro-powered thermal range that operates from 55-115°F (13-46°C).
It includes a hydronic pad, control unit(s) and OOLER app for sleep schedules. Enjoy upgraded features to not only improve your sleep but to optimize it.
This product is recommended by Sean. He tells the FOH community why he loves his ChiliPAD:
“The ChiliPAD is remarkably simple, easy to use, and effective at the task of the controlling temperature. This device has changed the way I sleep, greatly increasing quality of sleep, and reducing the nightmares when I am using it.”
Moona Pillow (currently out of stock February, 2022)

An ideal product for Fear of Harm cooling at night, and a great companion to the Chilipad and/or Ooler.
Based on sleep science, the Moona Cooling Pillow Pad will provide the best temperature to your head and neck area, that will trigger a thermoregulation mechanism in your whole body!
Stay cool ALL NIGHT LONG thanks to its unique active cooling system, that gives you the ideal pillow temperature during each stage of the night.
* JBRF Families, email for a 10% off coupon code made just for our community. 
Eucalyptus Sheets

Eucalyptus is a naturally cool fiber and has some natural temperature-regulating properties. It’s highly breathable, transferring heat and moisture into the air, helping you stay cool and comfortable while you sleep.
Whether you’re looking for sheets, a comforter, duvet covers, or breathable throw blankets, Sheets & Giggles brand is the way to go. They make hypoallergenic zero-static products that are gentler on those with tactile sensitivities.
These sheets are smooth, cool, and super soft, helping to promote a great night’s sleep.


Arctic Cool Cooling Towel 

The Arctic Cool Instant Cooling Towel truly lives up to its name.
Just soak the towel with water, and, instantly, the HydroFreeze Technology snaps into action.
Immediately, you’ll feel the invigorating cooling effect that will help you play harder, no matter where your lifestyle takes you.
The uber-light, high-performance mesh absorbs moisture when dry and cools when wet. The unique construction naturally monitors the evaporation rate to ensure a long-lasting cooling result.
Arctic Cool Men’s Crew Neck 
Arctic Cool’s revolutionary Instant Cooling V-Neck Neck Short Sleeve Shirt with UPF 50+ Sun Protection is a must for athletes, workout warriors, and anyone who wants to keep cool and comfortable.
It features state-of-the-art HydroFreeze X Technology, a cooling management system that reduces the fabric temperature during activity providing just the right amount of cool to keep you comfortable…not chilled.
Spritz with water for an instant cooling effect or wear it dry for all day comfort!
The shirt’s design also wicks moisture away from skin and disperses it throughout the shirt, keeping you dry and relaxed. It’s made with fabric that provides full range of motion for all types of activities. This shirt makes it easy to stay cool while you stay active.
Mom, Jana, says: “These are the only shirts I buy for my son anymore!”
Arctic Cool Women’s Shirt 
Arctic Cool’s revolutionary Instant Cooling V-Neck Neck Short Sleeve Shirt with UPF 50+ Sun Protection is a must for athletes, workout warriors, and anyone who wants to keep cool and comfortable.
It features state-of-the-art HydroFreeze X Technology, a cooling management system that reduces the fabric temperature during activity providing just the right amount of cool to keep you comfortable…not chilled.
Spritz with water for an instant cooling effect or wear it dry for all day comfort!
The shirt’s design also wicks moisture away from skin and disperses it throughout the shirt, keeping you dry and relaxed. It’s made with fabric that provides full range of motion for all types of activities. This shirt makes it easy to stay cool while you stay active.
Cool-Jams Pajamas and Bedding
Need Moisture-Wicking PJs & Bedding?
No Sweat.
Cool-Jams are your key to a great night’s sleep. Need help for night sweats, temperature regulation or a pair of quick-dry, lightweight travel pajamas? They’ve got your perfect sleepwear or bedding solution.
All of Cool-Jams technically advanced performance sleep products were developed with moisture and heat management functionality and comfort in mind to help get you the sleep you need. Cool, right?
Mission Cooling Performance 

The MISSION Performance Cooling Cap not only keeps the sun out of your eyes and off your face but cools you down instantly when activated with water.
This cooling hat is engineered to allow you to stay active and comfortable longer when heat might otherwise slow you down or deter you altogether from enjoying the outdoors.
In under a minute it cools to 30 degrees below average body temperature in 3 easy steps: Wet it, Wring it out and Wave it.
 Cool More. Do More.
Misty Mate
Advanced Mist Technology

Misty Mate’s products includes personal misting devices, cooling towels, low profile cooling caps, and outdoor misting systems to keep your porch or lanai cool. Helps you stay outside while still staying cool.  
NatraCure Cold Therapy Socks

Within seconds, chills entire foot with a full-length gel cold pack beneath the foot and a half-size pack behind the heel or over the toes.
Helps release body heat through the feet to reduce overheating.
Don’t forget to get a second set of gel packs in case you or your child forgets to put them back in the freezer!
Glacier Tek Sports Vest with Cooling Packs

Prepare to be cool with this vest, which maintains a cool temperature of 59 degrees for up to 2.5 hours while staying dry. 
Mom, Meg, tells us that her son was really happy wearing it and kept telling her how great he felt!
It’s lightweight, has adjustable straps and the cold packs recharge in 1 hour in the freezer. 


Hydro Flask 40oz

Keeps cold drinks icy cold and hot drinks piping hot for hydration any time, anywhere
Slip-free powder coating doesn’t sweat and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning and convenience
A sustainable metal water bottle with a clean design, for a better planet

Screen time is a concern for all parents, but it’s particularly serious for parents of children with mood disorders.  Exposure to unhealthy levels of blue light, which is emitted from digital devices, affects sleep patterns and mood stability. 
Blue light sends our brain the signal that we should be awake and alert. When kids with mood disorders such as bipolar disorder are exposed to too much blue light it can trigger mania, hypomania, and the sleep disruptions that make Fear of Harm symptoms so devastating. 
Ocushield’s screen covers effectively block the blue light and absorb it before it can reach your child’s eyes, promoting more restful sleep and less mood disruption.

Temperature Tracking

Baby Doppler DuoSmart Thermometer

Perfect for taking multiple temperatures a day to track Fear of Harm related temperature changes and the ration between core and peripheral body temperature. 
Measure the forehead, sternum, or palm with this thermometer and conveniently store and share temperature date through unlimited user profiles and memory logs using the smart phone app.
Recommended by patients and physicians for quick, easy, contactless temperature taking.
Govee Indoor Hygrometer Thermometer
Get a better handle on the temperature changes in your home impacting your loved one with Fear of Harm. This thermometer measures ambient temperature and  shows you the current data, max/min temp and humidity, and comfort level. The portable device allows you to know about the temperature conditions in any room in your home, especially the room in which a person with Fear of Harm is sleeping.
Seek Thermal Camera

Thermal Imaging Camera to take photos of the body to identify temperature differentials between the core and the extremities. This camera is used by families to track temperature dysregulation data. 
Withings Thermo Smart Thermometer

Thermo is a game changer. Now, a fast, simple, no-contact gesture yields medical-grade results right on the device and provides an automatic sync with the free Thermo app, available for iOS and Android. In the app, you can track temperature readings, set reminders, and input related symptoms & medications for advice right on your smartphone.


Cool Time Neck Collar 

This magical neck cooling tube will keep you cool wherever you are!! 
JISULIFE’s Portable, Wearable, Personal Neck Fan

This product is recommended by Sean. He tells the FOH community why he loves this fan:
“If I wear it all day it almost completely negates the need for ice packs. It consistently puts cold air up the sides of your neck, jawline, and ears, which are some of the most important parts for cooling. It has an 8 hour battery life and is rechargeable. It is really just the easiest thing ever.”

Light Therapy

Philips SmartSleep Colored Sunrise and Sunset Simulation

The Philips SmartSleep Sleep and Wake-Up Light allows you to personalize your sleep and wake-up experience through sunset and sunrise simulation.
Unlike a traditional alarm clock, it is designed to wake you in a more natural way, using a unique combination of light and sound.
In the evening, light-guided breathing helps you relax to sleep and sunset simulation helps you fall asleep more peacefully.
Blue Light Therapy Lamp

Fights energy dips, fatigue and winter blues. Lack of light during the darker winter months causes many people to experience a noticeable drop off in their energy levels and low spirits as autumn sets in.
Known as ‘winter blues’ (or sub-syndromal seasonal affective disorder, sub-SAD), symptoms may cause the sufferer to feel low, listless and fatigued for weeks or even months on end, affecting both personal performance and mood.
The Blue Light Lamp as same effective as 10,000 lux white light lamp, mimic a bright sunny blue sky. If you can’t get outdoors or there’s not enough natural light available, this is a perfect choice to get your daily light intake.
Wake Up Light Sunrise/Sunset Alarm Clock

A less expensive alternative to the Philips SmartSleep, this clock allows you to simply set your alarm time and the wake up light will gradually increase from 10% to 100%. The color of the wake up light changes from a gentle red to a bright sunlight.
Before the bedtime, the light will gradually dim from 100% to 0% as it helps you fall asleep better. 97% of users found it easier and more comfortable to get up in the morning with this light alarm clock


Sleep Tracking

Fitbit Sense
Meet Fitbit Sense—the advanced health smartwatch that helps you tune in to your body and guides you toward better health. Assess your heart for AFib right from your wrist, detect and manage stress, better understand your sleep quality and even keep an eye on patterns in your skin temperature or well-being with SpO2. Plus, Sense unlocks a 6-month free trial of personalized guidance and advanced insights for new Fitbit Premium users.
Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit Versa (versions 2 & 3)—the smartwatch with everything you need to just go.
You can also get call, text and app notifications, use Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa Built-in, control Spotify, Deezer and Pandora and use the built-in mic and speaker to take Bluetooth calls hands-free when your phone is nearby. Also has Active Zone Minutes, 20+ exercise modes and 6+ day battery with 12-minute fast charging.
Garmin Activity Tracker

Help track sleep quality with this simple easy to wear wristband by Garmin.
Vívosmart 4 tracks your light, deep and REM stages of sleep, along with movement throughout the night. For added insight, turn on the Pulse Ox feature to view your blood oxygen levels during your sleep. When you wake up, you can easily review and compare your sleep stats in the Garmin Connect Mobile app.
SleepScore Max

Providing the most accurate sleep tracking next to clinical sleep measures, SleepScore Max device measures the quality and quantity of your sleep without requiring a wearable device or placing anything on your bed.
The sleek bedside monitor also detects light and sound in your bedroom environment for a complete sleep analysis – and every morning, the companion app allows you to view your quality scores, personalized insights, and actionable advice.
Withings Sleep Tracking Mat

Withings Sleep offers sleep cycles analysis (deep, light and REM), heart rate tracking and snore detection.
Easy one-time setup and automatic sync to the Health Mate app via Wi-Fi. Also features IFTTT integration for scenarios such as dimming lights when you go to bed, or turning up your thermostat when you get up.

Sleep Aids

Melatonin is the brain chemical with the lion’s share of responsibility for managing your sleep cycle.
Dr. Wurtzman, one of America’s leading sleep experts – a noted MIT and Harvard professor –  did decades of research and clinical trials to uncover the fact that too much melatonin can actually overload melatonin receptors in the brain—in essence, drowning them in so much melatonin they are no longer able to process it properly.
Most melatonin vitamin supplements contain 2 mg…3 mg…even as much as 10 mg of melatonin! With these higher doses, the melatonin receptors in your brain get overwhelmed and become desensitized and, eventually, the higher dosages will no longer work.
A two-pronged approach delivers low-dose melatonin throughout the night to improve sleep. Instant release of 0.3 mg (or 300mcg) helps you get to sleep quickly while, a second low 0.6-.75mg (or 600mcg-750mcg) dose of melatonin in extended release form helps you stay asleep. This total amount of melatonin—around 1 mg—is an ideal dose, and is not associated with morning/daytime grogginess, or “hangovers” often found with higher dosages of melatonin.

Natrol Melatonin 1mg – time release

Time release tablets provide an outer layer releasing melatonin to help you fall asleep faster, followed by the controlled release of the inner layer that helps you stay a sleep though the night. 

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