Mental Health Apps

Name of Mobile App Mental Health Concern(s) Description iPhone Android
Breathe2Relax Anxiety Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool. Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body's 'fight-or-flight' (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Click - iPhone Click - Android
MindShift Anxiety Targeted to help young adults gain insight into and basic skills to manage their symptoms of anxiety disorders, including GAD, social anxiety, specific phobias, and panic attacks. It’s also useful for managing worry, performance anxiety, test anxiety, and perfectionism. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Pacifica Anxiety Targeted to help those with anxiety and mood disorders and stress, this app teaches deep breathing, behavioral exercises, excises and identifying cognitive distortions (negative thinking patterns), and learning how to replace them with positive thinking patterns. It’s also good for those experiencing bouts of anxiety between treatment sessions.  Click - iPhone N/A
Self-Help Anxiety Management Anxiety An app to help you understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behavior over time, and manage them through self-help exercises and private reflection.  Click - iPhone Click - Android
Stop Panic & Anxiety Anxiety Use Panic Assistance audio to coach you when you experience a panic attack and to help you learn to tolerate and control the anxiety symptoms.   N/A Click - Android
Tactical Breather Anxiety The Tactical Breather application can be used to gain control over physiological and psychological responses to stress. Through repetitive practice and training, anyone can learn to gain control of your heart rate, emotions, concentration, and other physiological and psychological responses to your body during stressful situations. Click - iPhone Click - Android
WorryWatch Anxiety For individuals with chronic worry, anticipatory anxiety, and GAD, this app provides simple self-monitoring and documenting of worry within a pre-fixed menu, as well as a graphical tool that charts the worry entries by various factors.  Click - iPhone N/A
Panic Relief Anxiety/Panic This app is targeted to help individuals with panic disorder access easy-to-use, empirically supported coping tools to better manage and move through panic attacks. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Cognitive Diary CBT Depression The app provides a simple way of doing this by reviewing the history of your recorded events. The cognitive diary helps you to determine some ways to challenge the irrational thinking. Once you have done that, it is important to read the rational challenges frequently until they automatically come to mind rather than the irrational thinking. N/A Click - Android
Depression CBT Self-Help Guide Depression The natural management of depression involves understanding depression and the factors that contribute to the symptoms. Learning to manage stress in your life and engage in self-care behaviors can improve your symptoms and your mood. This app contains a depression severity test, audios, articles, a cognitive diary, and a motivational points system that help you learn how to do this. N/A Click - Android
MoodTools Depression If you are feeling sad, anxious, or depressed, lift your mood with MoodTools! MoodTools is designed to help you combat depression and alleviate your negative moods, aiding you on your road to recovery. Click - iPhone Click - Android
ACT Coach Mental Health Toolkit ACT Coach incorporates mindfulness and acceptance strategies to help people cope with unpleasant emotions and symptoms of mental health conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, chronic pain and other trauma-related difficulties. ACT Coach helps you live with unpleasant thoughts and feelings without avoiding them or being controlled by them. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Life Armor Mental Health Toolkit Touch-screen technology allows the user to browse information on 17 topics, including sleep, depression, relationship issues, and post-traumatic stress. Brief self-assessments help the user measure and track their symptoms, and tools are available to assist with managing specific problems. Videos relevant to each topic provide personal stories from other service members, veterans, and military family members. Click - iPhone Click - Android
MoodKit Mental Health Toolkit This app will help individuals with depression, anxiety disorders, anger management issues, etc. The skills taught include self-monitoring, identifying and changing unhealthy thought patterns, and engaging in mood-enhancing activities. Click - iPhone N/A
Moving Forward Mental Health Toolkit  The Moving Forward mobile app and the companion online course features problem-solving therapy (PST) tools designed to teach skills for overcoming life problems. PST is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatment for depression and other distress. Click - iPhone N/A
PFA Mobile Mental Health Toolkit PFA Mobile was designed to assist responders who provide psychological first aid (PFA) to adults, families and children as part of an organized response following a disaster or emergency.  Click - iPhone N/A
T2 Mood Tracker Mental Health Tracker T2 Mood Tracker is a mobile application that allows users to monitor and track emotional health.  Click - iPhone Click - Android
Headspace Mindfulness/Relaxation Targeted to anyone who wants to learn meditation to reduce anxiety and stress and improve their attention and awareness; good for a beginner to establish a regular meditative routine. The skills taught include mindfulness and cognitive diffusion, breathing exercises, meditation practice, tips for increased relaxation, concentration; may be applied to anxiety and depressive disorders, PTSD, and OCD, especially in conjunction with a health provider. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Mindfulness Coach Mindfulness/Relaxation The Mindfulness Coach mobile app was created to introduce the concept of mindfully focusing attention and to facilitate the acquisition of the skill through practice. Click - iPhone N/A
Nature Sounds Relax & Sleep Mindfulness/Relaxation Want to relax for 10 minutes during the day at home or in office? Want to improve brain work? Or may be want to dream about beautiful nature landscapes? Increase concentration? Then choose from a list of 6 different good quality nature relaxing sounds (sounds of nature) which include thunder, ocean sounds, sea, birds sounds, rain, night in jungle, water sounds, waterfall, nature and start your personal audio therapy. N/A Click - Android
Relax Melodies: Sleep & Yoga Mindfulness/Relaxation Relax Melodies and its many features such as high quality white noise sounds, music melodies and complete customizable mixes will help you sleep like never before! Click - iPhone Click - Android
Live OCD Free OCD Designed for CBT treatment of OCD with different sections for children and adults. It includes standard and user-designed exposures, ERP (exposure response prevention) exercises; a cognitive toolkit, and ERP reminder, and an ERP guide with custom and standard ERPs. Click - iPhone N/A
CPT Coach PSTD The CPT Coach mobile application is for people participating in cognitive processing therapy (CPT), an evidence-based psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  Click - iPhone N/A
PE Coach PTSD Providing hip-pocket access to the necessary tools for successful PE participation, the app includes audio recording capability for easy playback after sessions; tools to support patient tasks between sessions; and visual displays of symptom reduction over time. Click - iPhone Click - Android
PTSD Coach PTSD PTSD Coach was developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Center for PTSD(link is external) in collaboration with T2. The goal was to develop a mobile application to assist Veterans and Active Duty personnel (and civilians) who are experiencing symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Click - iPhone Click - Android
Quit Drinking Recovery This application is designed to help listeners relax and overcome the emotional and physical cravings for alcohol. Whether you are wanting to stop drinking altogether or regain control and cut down, this app will start to help you break those negative habits that lead to reaching for a drink. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Self-esteem Blackboard Self-Esteem This app was developed by a clinical psychologist using the methods of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help improve self-esteem. N/A Click - Android
CBT-i Coach Sleep The app guides users through the process of learning about sleep, developing positive sleep routines and improving their sleep environments. It provides a structured program that teaches strategies proven to improve sleep and help alleviate symptoms of insomnia. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Dream EZ Sleep Dream EZ is a smartphone app designed to help a person “rewrite” their nightmares to make them diminish in intensity and frequency. The app uses principles from Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) for nightmare reduction to help users change their nightmares into less disturbing dreams so they can get a better night’s sleep.  Click - iPhone Click - Android
A Friend Ask Suicide Prevention Would you know how to respond if you recognized your friend may be thinking about suicide? Here you will have access to the warning signs, do’s and don’ts, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a click away. Don’t be afraid to ask for help…for a friend or yourself. Click - iPhone N/A
LifeBuoy Suicide Prevention Lifebuoy is an interactive, self-help promoting app designed to assist suicide survivors as they normalize their lives after recent attempt.  Click - iPhone N/A
ReliefLink Suicide Prevention ReliefLink is an innovative free app developed specifically for suicide prevention and more generally for improving your mental health that brings confidential and supportive help right to the palm of your hand! Click - iPhone N/A
SuicideApp Suicide Prevention In this safety plan app, you can customize your own warning signs that a crisis may be developing, coping strategies for dealing with suicidal urges, places for distraction, friends and family members you can reach out to, professionals you can call, methods of making your environment safe, and your own important reasons for living. Click - iPhone Click - Android
Virtual Hope Box Suicide Prevention The Virtual Hope Box (VHB) is a smartphone application designed for use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. The VHB contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. Click - iPhone Click - Android

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