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
Resources: Apps for Mental Wellbeing
Emoodji is a free app from Mind that’s designed to help students cope with the ups and downs of university life. The app allows you to track your mood over time and is full of tips to cope with different aspects of life, such as homesickness, money worries and exam stress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.