Mental Health Apps
Headspace provide life-changing skills and tips for meditation and mindfulness to help deal with everyday stresses and pressures.
Visit the Innovations Labs website for a list of apps and websites aimed at improving young people’s mental health.
Smiling Mind make meditation easier for people. A free, simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and every day. This has been developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, mindfulness meditation and web based wellness programs.
Mood Bug is a tool for sharing how you feel with your close friends and letting them know when you’re thinking about them.
In Hand acts as a digital friend that provides young people with tools, advice and activities when their mental health is at risk.
HeadMeds provide accessible, straight talking information on young people’s mental health medication.
Doc Ready offers help to young people so they feel more confident and get better results when they see their GP about a mental health issue.
Madly in Love
Madly in Love provide relationship and mental health advice for young people and their partners.
Happify offer Scientifically designed activities and games based on breakthrough research from leading academic institutions. Our program is designed to train people to disrupt patterns of negative thinking, manage stress, and build skills to overcome life challenges. See ‘happify it now’ within the app.
Stem4 Support with self-harm
Stem4 Support with self-harm provide activities to support you and help prevent urges to self-harm (Comfort, distract, express or release).
Crisis Card is an app that provides a one-button-press ‘call for help’, so you can reach out to your support network without having to face a phone call, you can communicate your needs without having to talk, and share your location without having to know it yourself. It also supports you in managing your health and wellbeing by providing information and signposting to the relevant resources available. For daily use the app also provides an area to easily record and track your state of wellbeing over time.