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Self Help Apps

The following apps are a great way to manage stress, symptoms of anxiety, depression or other issues.  check out the list of popular apps and visit the app store to download your free app.

Apps for Anxiety




Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool for iPhone and Android devices. It's a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body's fight-or-flight response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. 

Tactical Breather App

The Tactical Breather app for iPhone and Android devices can be used to gain control over physiological and psychological responses to stress. Through repetitive practice and training, you can learn to gain control of your heart rate, emotions, concentration, and other physiological and psychological responses to your body during stressful situations. 

Mindshift App

Mindshift, for iPhone and Android devices, is designed to provide you with tools for managing various types of anxiety, including test anxiety, perfectionism, social anxiety, performance anxiety, worry, panic, and conflict. 


SAM (Self-Help for Anxiety Management), an iPhone and Android app, offers options for tracking anxiety, identifying anxiety triggers, teaching breathing and relaxation strategies, and developing an anxiety management toolkit. 

Stop Panic and Anxiety App

Stop Panic and Anxiety is a free Android app that offers self-help methods to control panic and anxiety. The info in this app assumes that you are suffering from panic attacks due to Panic Disorder. It may not be applicable to other forms of anxiety. It focuses on the fear of having a panic attack and the fear of the sensations when having a panic. 

Apps for Depression



Depression CBT Self-Help Guide App

This Android app contains a depression severity test, audios, articles, a cognitive diary, and a motivational points system that helps you learn how to do this. 

Cognitive Diary CBT App

The self-help methods used in this Android app are based on the tools of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and challenge irrational thinking. 

MoodGYM App

MoodGYM is an internet-based Cognitive Behavioral treatment for Depression developed by a psychologist. Create an account and follow the treatment plan. This is an excellent tool to use in conjunction with in-person therapy. 

Apps for Mindfulness & Relaxation



Headspace App

Headspace, for iPhone and Android devices, is meditation made relevant to modern life. Get unique daily guided meditations, science facts and figures and progress reports, all designed to make it as easy as possible for you to get some calm and clarity. 

Nature Sounds Relax and Sleep App

This Android app lets you 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 the jungle, water sounds, waterfall, nature and start your personal audio therapy. 

Relax Melodies: Sleep and Yoga App

Select sounds and melodies that you like and combine them to create a mix with this iPhone and Android app. 

App for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)



PTSD Coach App

PTSD Coach was developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs - National Center for PTSD. This iPhone and Android app is intended to be used as an adjunct to psychological treatment, but can also serve as a stand-alone education tool. 

Apps for Self-Esteem



Self-esteem Blackboard App

This Android app was developed by a clinical psychologist using the methods of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help improve self-esteem. This app may be for you if low self-esteem is affecting your relationships or preventing you from being successful at school. If you're unhappy with yourself, or having problems with anxiety or depression, this app may be for you. 

Apps for Suicide Prevention



A Friend Asks App

This iPhone and Android app offer tips for getting help for a friend (or yourself).  Helpful information includes what to do RIGHT NOW as well as what NOT to do.  

LifeBuoy App

This iPhone app is designed specifically to assist suicide survivors after a recent attempt.  It offers a daily mood diary, suggestions for decreasing social isolation, and other ways to monitor increased warning signs of suicidality.  

ReliefLink App

This award-winning suicide prevention iPhone app assists users with tracking daily mood/thoughts, creating a safety plan, locating the nearest hospitals, and obtaining quick access to coping methods. 

Virtual Hope Box App

This iPhone and Android app helps with coping relaxation, distractions from overwhelming emotion, and positive thinking. You can personalize the content on the app to meet your specific needs. 

Apps for Sexual Assault Prevention



Circle of 6 App

This iPhone and Android app allow you a way to connect with your most trusted friends to stay close and attempt to prevent violence before it happens. It lets you choose six trusted friends to add to your circle. If you get into an uncomfortable situation, use Circle of 6 to automatically send your circle a pre-programmed SMS alert message with your exact location. 

Apps for Addictions

Quit Drinking App

This Android app is designed to help people cope with the emotional and physical cravings for alcohol.

iQuit App

This iPhone app makes a smoker wanting to quit wait longer between each smoke until they are gradually able to quit. Charts and gives results of time between each smoke. 


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