On-line Apps

Calm Harm provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can add your own tasks too and it’s completely private and password protected.

Walk and run your way to 5k this Couch to 5k app designed to take total beginners from walking to running for 30 minutes in just 9 weeks. Presented in association with BBC Get Inspired, the app builds you up gradually with a mix of running and walking.

Elefriends is a supportive online community from our affiliated mental health charity Mind. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. It’s a place to share experiences and listen to others.

FearTools is an evidence-based app designed to help you combat anxiety, aiding you on your road to recovery. This application is especially useful for those suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias, and Social Anxiety Disorder.

Happier helps you stay more positive throughout the day. Its Apple Watch app is like your personal mindfulness coach – use it to lift your mood, take a quick meditation pause, or capture and savour the small happy moments that you find in your day. *Only available on the Apple Store.

There are 17 essential things you need to know to fast track your recovery from mental illness. If you suffer from depression, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, and if you are a mental health outpatient, or a newly discharged psychiatric in-patient at the UK’s NHS or elsewhere in the world, MHRG will help you to get well and stay well.

SAM is an app to help you understand and manage anxiety. SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection.

Silvercloud provides a wide range of supportive and interactive programmes, tools and tactics for mental and behavioural health issues.

The FREE Smart Recipe app from Change4Life is an easy way of helping you prepare tasty, healthier meals the whole family will love.

7 Cups offers a safe place and online community to connect with. There are online forums offering peer support for a variety of mental health conditions, disability, LGBTQ+, and healthy living. Alternatively volunteers are ready to chat and listen.

Self Heal

 

 

Self Heal provides you with a variety of instant distraction ideas to take your mind away from distress, amongst other self-harm management strategies. The app also signposts you to free telephone services and other self-help mental health websites

Serenity offers guided meditation and mindfulness exercises, some of which are adapted and specialised towards managing stress and sleep. Whilst this app requires payment to access all content you can try out 7 basic mindfulness exercises for free, along with a changing daily meditation

Daylio allows you to track your mood and everyday activities. You can set up goals, for example exercise once a week. The statistics give you an easy and clear look into what activities you have engaged in and how you’ve felt.

An amazing app that provides you with psychoeduction about depression and different treatments along with access to guided meditations, soothing sounds and TED talks. If you are feeling distressed then you can work through a CBT technique to challenge your thoughts.

This app allows you to track your moods. There are also free self-help modules on happiness and wellbeing, managing stress, unhelpful thinking, managing anxiety, and communicating clearly.

Happify is a place where you can take a moment to acknowledge positive experiences and practice gratitude. Furthermore there are a couple of free audio tracks for personal growth and daily positive videos.

This app helps you deal with worries, either by problem solving a solution or suggesting things to do to refocus your attention.

This app offers a wide selection of guided meditations with different voices and themes to choose from, and it’s absolutely free!

This app works as an online food diary. You can log meals, emotions, and eating disordered behaviour throughout the day. Within the app you can access a large variety of coping techniques to manage the feelings around eating.

This app gives you access to a vast array of coping strategies specifically designed for symptoms of PTSD, for example managing triggers and disconnection with others. There is educational information about PTSD and its treatment

This app can be used for anyone looking to get into better habits or become more productive. You can create a goal, set a reminder for how frequently you wish to engage in the activity, and get a clear picture of your success

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