Useful Apps

To help support your mental wellbeing


Making meditation accessible to everyone

Live a healthier, happier, more well-rested life in just a few minutes a day with the Headspace app. Discover the power of meditation through tailored courses to ten-minute breathing exercises.

Our mission is to make the world happier and healthier.

Calm creates unique audio content that strengthens mental fitness and tackles stress, anxiety, insomnia, and depression. It features 'The Daily Calm' which is a 10-minute meditation that explores a fresh mindful theme and inspiring concept each day. Calm also contains some 100 Sleep Stories (bed-time stories for grown-ups), plus sleep music, meditation lessons, nature sounds and masterclasses delivered by world experts, and more.

The Positive Mental Health App

Happiful is on a mission to de-stigmatise any idea that taking care of your mental health, mental illness and wellbeing is something to be ashamed of, so that every one of our readers can take steps to living a happier, healthier, and ultimately more fulfilling life.
Here you'll fine useful resources; from events, support groups, articles, professional support and previous issues of the Happiful magazine.



A mood journal, a thought record journal, and a gratitude journal all in one!

In CBT, a "thought record" guides you through the steps of identifying, challenging, and reinterpreting negative thinking patterns. With Thought Diary, you can document your negative emotions, analyse flaws in your thinking, and re-evaluate your negative thoughts into more balanced ones.

Learn invaluable skills that will enable you to “slow down the wind-up” and control anxiety for the rest of your life

Evidence based daily guidance designed foranyone suffering from anxiety.

In around 10 minutes a day:

  • Uncover what triggers your anxiety

  • Identify your “Anxiety habits”

  • Break the cycle of worry & panic

  • Learn specific anti-anxiety tools

Equipping young people with the integral skills they need to thrive in life.

A unique web and app-based programme developed by psychologists & educators to help bring balance to people's lives. From Mindfulness, to stress management, relationships and much more.


Number 1 App for Emotional Health & Sleep

Aura is a meditation app that helps you relieve stress in three minutes. ... Created with the help of health experts and meditation tutors, Aura uses artificial intelligence to provide a personalised experience

Time flies by and problems fade away while you chill out and have fun with colouring therapy for adults .

Colorfy is an adult colouring book brought into the digital realm. With a selection of images and mandalas to choose from, or the option to upload your own sketches to colour, you can spend hours in a flow state or focused meditation through this app. Pouring your attention into the beautiful designs can distract from your anxious thoughts and help calm you down. Self-critique is out the window, too, as the simple click-to-fill function of the app means you’ll never stray outside the lines.

For Better Sleep Hygiene

 a sleep analysis app complete with a toolbox full of gentle soundscapes, an alarm clock, and wake-up algorithm. Just by placing your phone on your bed, you can track your sleep time and cycles. When used consistently, the app’s automated analysis charts make it easy to notice trends in when you get the most restful sleep and what tends to keep you up.


Suicide Prevention App for Times of Crisis

This app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

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

MoodTools is a self-help app targeting depression. It provides psychoeducation about risk factors and psychosocial approaches to treatment, a depression symptom questionnaire (PHQ-9), a thought diary, a suicide safety plan, and videos such as meditation guides.

A free app to help manage the urge to self-harm.

This private and password protected app provides tasks that encourage users to distract themselves from urges to self-harm and help manage their "emotional mind" in a more positive way.


Big White Wall

An online peer-to-peer support community for your mental health.

Big White Wall is an online community for people who are stressedanxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously to other members and take part in group or one-to-one therapy with therapists.

Evidence-based app which helps you to understand and manage your anxiety.

SAM will help you to 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.

Beat Panic is designed to guide people through a panic attack or raised anxiety using their phone.

Use this app to calm your mind before a panic attack kicks in. If you're aware of your triggers, you could build this app into your coping strategy.


Take control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

Use the simple learning modules to manage fear, anxiety and stress and tackle unhelpful thinking. Record your experiences and track symptoms to better understand your mental health.

The Leading Digital Behavioural & Mental Health Platform.

An eight week course to help you manage stress, anxiety and depression. You work through a series of topics selected by a therapist to address specific needs. The eight-week course is designed to be completed in your own time and at your own pace.

Empowering Students to take better care of their mental wellbeing.

Easy access to more than 900 pages of reliable health information all in one place. The content has been created for university students by NHS doctors and is regularly updated. Use the app to reduce your worries, feel more confident and get the support you need at what can be a challenging time for any student.