Resources: Apps for Mental Wellbeing

Breathe2Relax

Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.Breathing exercises have been documented to… Read more

ESC Student App

ESC (Expert Self Care) Student offers students fast and discreet access to reliable health advice. It covers a range of health topics, including mental health.

Five Ways to Wellbeing

This app offers a practical way to help you feel good and function well in the world. You  can use it to reflect on your wellbeing, set activities to help improve your wellbeing and track your progress. Based on substantial research, use the Five Ways to Connect, Take Notice, Be Active, Keep Learning and Give your way to improved wellbeing. There’s no daily dose or required level of work. You can use the app at your own pace to suit your life – you can even write and set your own personal activities.

Happier App

Happier is an app that helps you stay more present and positive throughout the day. It acts like a personal mindfulness coach. You can use it to lift your mood, take a quick meditation pause or capture and savour the… Read more

Happy Healthy App

Happy Healthy is an app that allows you to keep track of your lifestyle, exercise, nutrition and sleep habits so that you can become happier and healthier by gradually changing your daily habits.

MindShift

MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety and to change how you think about anxiety. The app will help you learn to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking and identify active steps… Read more

Moody Me App

You can track your mood with the Moody Me mood tracker to find out what makes you feel good. Keep a diary of your mood, note what affects it and record any treatments you’re taking. Take pictures of what makes… Read more

SAM: Self-Help for Anxiety Management App

SAM is a free app that will help you understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection. The ‘social cloud feature’ will enable you to share your experiences with the SAM community while protecting your identity. The app has been developed in collaboration with a research team from UWE, Bristol.

Stay Alive

This free app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you’re having thoughts of suicide or if you’re concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Stress & Anxiety Companion

The Stress & Anxiety Companion app gives you the tools you need to manage anxious feelings and identify triggers so they won’t trip you up in the future. It can help build your mental muscles to make you stronger and… Read more

WellMind

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.

What’s Up?

What’s Up is a free app that utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy methods to help you cope with depression, anxiety, anger, stress and more.