Mobile phone apps are a discreet and easy way to keep in touch with your mental health, and are always at your fingertips. All of the below mobile apps are available for free on iPhone (App Store) and Android (Google Play).
Learn about your emotions, develop resilience, and build wellbeing using the MyMoodCoach App. Researchers from top universities across Europe are learning how emotions and well-being change over time in young adults. Sign-up to the app for free to learn about your own emotions, improve your mental health, and support cutting-edge science.
|CBT Thought Record Diary||Based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), this diary app helps you to capture, challenge and rebalance unhelpful thoughts.|
|Worry Time||It is normal to worry from time to time, however sometimes worry can become a problem in itself. This app provides you with the tools to interrupt the cycle of worry and to reduce feelings of stress or anxiety.|
|CBT-i Coach||Based on research into Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for insomnia, this app guides you through strategies for managing difficulties with sleep and developing healthy sleep patterns.|
|Headspace||There is growing evidence supporting the positive health benefits of mindfulness and meditation. Headspace offers guided meditation and mindfulness with specific focus on stress, anxiety and sleep.|
|Calm: Meditation to Relax, Focus & Sleep Better||Calm helps you to overcome feelings of stress and/or anxiety and sleep difficulties by combining meditation techniques for sleep and relaxation.|
|Stay Alive||Stay Alive is an app developed to support anyone experiencing suicidal and/or self-harming thoughts, or those concerned about someone else. This app provides a range of support materials and techniques to keep you safe and well.|
|Youper||Youper walks you through techniques to help you to become more confident and less anxious in social situations.|
|SAM||SAM is an evidence-based app which helps you to understand and manage your anxiety.|
|Mood Tools||Mood Tools supports you to understand and implement six evidence-based techniques to manage low mood and depression.|
|Calm Harm||Calm Harm provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. This app is featured on the NHS Digital Apps Library.|
Over the course of six sessions, a virtual sleep expert will teach you evidence-based cognitive and behavioral skills to tackle even the most stubborn of sleep problems. Each session is fully automated, with content tailored to your particular problems based on your answers to questions when starting the programme. The programme also adapts based on your week-to-week progress in improving your sleep.
|Daylight||While often initially triggered by a stressful life event, worry and anxiety is maintained by unhelpful behaviors and thoughts. Daylight targets these unhelpful behaviors and thoughts using evidence-based cognitive and behavioral interventions. Reducing these unhelpful behaviors and thoughts leads to a reduction in worry and anxiety symptoms.|