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Wellbeing apps

Wellbeing apps

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). 



Provides safe, anonymous online support with trained healthcare professionals 24/7. You can share your experiences anonymously with your peers at any time of the day or night and find support from those experiencing similar difficulties.  


Offers secure, immediate access to online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy programmes, tailored to your specific needs such as anxiety, stress and many other areas.  

The Fika app 

Fika is an app designed to improve your mental fitness and you can access from your app store and register with your University email. 


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.