Well-being and mental health apps

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Well-being and mental health apps 2022-03-22T10:53:53+00:00

Below you can find a variety of useful apps which can help you to understand your feelings and cope with day to day stress or worries.


Woebot is a chatbot who helps you monitor your mood and learn about yourself. Drawing from the therapeutic framework, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. This free app helps you to think through situations with step-by-step guidance, learn about yourself with intelligent mood tracking and offers over 100+ evidence-based lessons, exercises, and stories from professionals.


To find out more about Woebot click here

Calm Harm

Calm Harm is an award-winning app developed for teenage mental health charity stem4. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalise the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice change. Please note the app is in addition to treatment but does not replace it.


To find out more about Calm Harm click here


This app helps you experience the benefits of meditation anytime, anywhere through guided meditations, animations, articles and videos. You can learn the essentials of meditation and mindfulness with the free Basics course.


To find out more about Headspace click here

Stop, Breathe & Think

Stop, Breathe & Think is dedicated to teaching the skills of mindfulness and meditation to inner-city teens. This app aims to help kids, teens and young adults build the emotional strength to tackle life’s ups and downs and manage worries using relaxation training and mindfulness meditation whilst allowing you to track your daily progress.


To find out more about Stop, Breathe and Think click here

What's Up

Through the use of interactive games, forums and a thought tracking diary, What’s Up helps manage worries, stress and anxiety, control panic attacks and also promotes better habits. The app includes a catastrophe scale to help you put your worries into perspective, breathing techniques to help remain calm and relaxed, a diary to keep your thoughts and feelings together and much more. What’s Up also gives you the option of password protection if you feel you want to keep your data private.


To find out more about What’s Up click here


Mindshift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with worries and anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.  The app will help you to learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety. This app includes strategies to deal with everyday anxiety, as well as specific tools to tackle worrying about exams, panicking and struggling with perfectionism.


To find out more about Mindshift click here


Pause is a mental wellness app which helps people take control of their energy and stress with an interactive approach. Pause is a tool used to quickly regain focus and release stress available anytime, anywhere. Gently glide your finger across the screen of your phone. Beautiful visuals and melodic sounds focus and guide you to mindfulness.


To find out more about Pause click here


Happify’s science-based activities and games can help reduce stress, overcome negative thoughts and build greater resilience by providing effective tools and programs to improve emotional well-being developed by leading scientists and experts. The engaging activities and games can be used anytime, anywhere—on your smartphone, tablet or computer.


To find out more about Happify click here