Apps for Wellbeing and Mental Health

These days so many of us use apps in our everyday life for anything from shopping to entertainment to travel, but have you thought about using them to support your wellbeing and mental health?

Listed below are some ‘Free’ apps to get you started.  Whilst these apps are free to download do make sure you check out any costs involved in running them and check compatability with your device.
The mission of Perined is to improve the quality of health care by giving insight into the perinatal care process and outcomes.
pediatric-neonatal-perinatal-appPediatric Neonatal Perinatal
Pediatric Neonatal Perinatal helps you to identify and correct gaps in your knowledge. It does this by providing high quality, peer-reviewed, educationally sound questions with explanations written by leading educators.
PaediaX is an unbiased android app for self updation in the field of Paediatrics through peer reviewed Journals. The reference alerts are from peer reviewed journals like:
Academic Pediatrics, Acta Paediatrica, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology etc.
medical-disease-dictionaryMedical Disease Dictionary
Medical Disease dictionary is an offline dictionary of disease terms, disorder with details about diagnosis, treatment, syndrome, signs and symptoms.
WorryWhatch provides simple self-monitoring and documenting of worry within a pre-fixed menu. It also has a graphical tool that charts the worry entries by various factors.
whatsmym3-appWhat`s my M3
What's my M3 is targeted to help individuals rate various symptoms of mood disorders to determine the impact it may have on their functioning.
whats-up-appWhat` s up ?
What's up utilises some of the best methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more.
the-happy-appThe Happy App
The Happy app reminds you about things that go well, ensuring that you stay positive and get on top of things.
talkspace-counseling-therapy-appTalkspace Counseling & Therapy
Talkspace Counselling & Therapy allows you to text directly with a trained professional as often as you need.
t2-mood-tracker-appT2 Mood Tracker
T2 Mood Tracker helps individuals track their emotional states and how they change over time for personal insight and accurate reporting to a mental health professional.
smiling-mind-appSmiling Mind
Smiling Mind is designed to teach you the value of guided meditation. The app features several free meditation programs, suitable for various ages they’re appropriate for, with sessions appropriate for those younger than seven years old up to adulthood.
sleep-cycle-appSleep Cycle
Sleep Cycle analyses your sleep to determine when you are in deep sleep or light sleep. It wakes you up when you will be least prone to feeling tired, and most prone to feeling well rested.
SAM:self-help-anxiety-management-appSAM: Self-help for Anxiety Management
SAM helps you to understand and manage anxiety and what causes your anxiety. It helps you to monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection.
secret-of-happiness-appSecret of Happiness
Secret of Happiness is designed to give you a regular schedule of positive thinking as a way to train your brain to think more on the bright side.
relax-melodies-appRelax Melodies
Relax Melodies is a relaxation and sleep app that allows you to select sounds and melodies that you like and combine them to create a mix.
reach-out-breathe-appReachOut Breathe
This interactive app by ReachOut uses simple visuals to guide you through some slow, deep breaths. It also lets you measure your heart rate, so you can check your baseline and how you’re going throughout the day.
rcpsych-mental-health-appRCPsych Mental Health App
Provides links to relevant videos and podcasts and links to the Royal College Website. Users can find further information about mental health disorders there.
ptsd-coach-appPTSD Coach
Of PTSD Coach can store contacts for personal support, locate nearby treatment programs, and contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline quickly in emergencies.
Previdence is an assessment tool that allows users to check for symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship issues, drug and alcohol issues, and other problems. It also makes recommendations for action.
positive-thinking-appPositive Thinking
Positive Thinking is an app that provides a collection of motivations quotes to help you keep your mind on positive things rather than worries and stress.
positiv-avtivity-jackpot-appPositive Activity Jackpot
The Positive Activity Jackpot helps you break free of an introverted inclination and offers suggestions for nearby activities.
pe-coach-appPE Coach
PE Coach is designed for individuals with PTSD, specifically those working with a therapist using prolonged exposure (PE) treatment.
Pact has encourages users to put their money where their mouths are, and brings a financial incentive to healthy habits.
Targeted to help those with anxiety and mood disorders and stress. Pacifica teaches deep breathing, behavioral exercises, excises and identifying cognitive distortions. It learns how to replace them with positive thinking patterns.
operation-reach-out-appOperation Reach Out
Operation Reach Out also comes with preloaded numbers to suicide prevention hotlines and several helpful videos.
nih-depression-information-appNIH Depression Information
NHI Depression Information includes: symptoms, causes, treatments, and information about related conditions like bipolar disorder. It also has a feature for finding the best help options for you or a loved one who is suffering from depression.
my-diet-coach-appMy Diet Coach
My Diet Coach helps to track your exercise and diet, and find tips, reminders, and motivational quotes to increase your chances of success.
moody-me-appMoody Me
You can use the happy photos feature to snap shots of things that make you happy and create galleries to view as slideshows when you’re feeling blue.
MoodKit includes activities to boost your outlook immediately, a thought checker to monitor your moods, and a journal for you to help work through your emotions.
MindShift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking. It helps identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety.
meditation-studio-appMeditation Studio
Meditation Studio offers meditations catered to your needs, whether it’s anxiety, stress, happiness, or gratitude.
Lantern combines cognitive behavioral therapy techniques with advice from real experts.
This is an app to target symptoms of depression and anxiety.
health-through-breath-appHealth Through Breath
Health Through Breath is one app that attempts to soothe your mind and body through relaxation.
Headspace is target by anyone who wants to learn meditation to reduce anxiety and stress. It improves their attention and awareness and is good for a beginner to establish a regular meditative routine.
The first time you open Happify, you’re prompted to select an option that best meets your needs, whether it's finding more “me” time or getting better at handling stress.
This app is like your personal mindfulness coach and helps you stay more present and positive throughout the day. Medication Guide
This app will help you identify medications, learn about side effects and potential interactions, and track your dosage.
depression-cbtDepression CBT
This app helps you monitor your moods with an assessment test. It provides several resources to help combat your depression.
code-blueCode Blue
This app provides teenagers struggling from depression or bullying with support when they need it.
calm-harm-appCalm Harm
This app provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm.
The app can be used on its own to help reduce stress or in combination with other therapies.
big-white-wall-appBig White Wall
This is a community application where people suffering from various mental illnesses can come together and talk about their problems with support from trained therapists.
This app teaches a deep breathing technique useful in fighting anxiety and stress.
Stress and anxiety companionStress and Anxiety Companion
Tools to help manage anxious feelings and identify their triggers
Stay AliveStay Alive
Pocket Suicide Prevention resource packed full of info for staying safe
Five ways to wellbeingFive ways to wellbeing
Reflect on wellbeing, set activities and track progress
For students. Tips for students to help deal with stresses of student life
Supportive Online Community where users can post updates and share stories and photos.
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Wellmind is a free NHS mental health and wellbeing app designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression. The app includes advice, tips and tools to improve your mental health and boost your wellbeing

Computer-aided Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CCBT) is a method for delivering CBT via a computer, tablet or phone.
Island Health

Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time

Pick your mood and add activities you have been doing during the day.

BioBeats is a family of wellbeing and coaching products
that help you manage your health and productivity.
Insight Timer

Home to more than 3,200,000 meditators, Insight Timer is rated
as the top free meditation app on the Android and iOS stores.

Living with too much anxiety?
Resources, Results, Relief.
Get Mood Fit

Tools & Insight to Shape Up Your Mood
Improve your wellbeing app
Improve your wellbeing
Calm Harm

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

Capture your mood and improve your thinking habits through an innovative approach to your daily journal!
Mood Tools

Feeling sad or depressed? Lift your mood with MoodTools for free.

Meditation for everyone with the ultimate meditation experience:
Think Pacifica

Manage stress, live happier.
Daily tools for stress and anxiety alongside a supportive community.
Panic Shield

Protect yourself from panic attacks with Panic Shield
Stay Alive

The app is totally free to users and offers help and support both to people with thoughts of suicide and to people concerned about someone else.

Portable and Natural ADHD treatment available.
Saying When

If you want to take charge of how much you drink, or when you drink, then Saying When is ideal for you.
Monitor Your Gambling

If you’re trying to cut down or quit gambling, we recommend you monitor or track your gambling urges
Recovery Record

Recovery Record is the smart companion for managing your journey to recovery from eating disorders

nOCD is an app that helps patients diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder manage their condition

This is the companion app for Sleepio - the sleep improvement program
Mood Gym

moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.

SAM is an application to help you understand and manage anxiety
7 cups of Tea

Need to talk?
Connect with caring people for online therapy & counseling
Positive Thinking

Promote positive thinking and manifest change with the help of your Android smart phone
Care Zone

CareZone makes it simpler to take care of yourself and your family.
Go Lantern

Become your strongest self
A mobile app with programs that provide effective, affordable support for emotional well-being
Anxiety Relief Hypnosis

Learn to avoid anxiety and improve relaxation after listening daily for just 1–3 weeks
Super Better

Super Better increases resilience - the ability to stay strong, motivated and optimistic even in the face of difficult obstacles