Mental Health Apps

AlwaysThere  (Kids Help Phone) – allows teens to journal feelings, get tips to manage stress & read quotes or jokes to lighten their mood

Breathe2relax (National Centre for Telehealth & Technology) – provides information on the effects of stress on the body & exercises to learn stress management through diaphragmatic breathing techniques

Conscious (iOS or Android) – Increase your mindfulness and awareness by taking simple and effective daily challenges alongside other like-minded people

Headspace (Headspace.com) – proven mindfulness & meditation techniques to train your mind for a healthier, more enjoyable life

MindShift (Creative B’stro) – help teens and young adults cope with anxiety.  Helps you relax and learn strategies to target anxiety

Mood Manager (Dari Latimer) – a simple & practical way to manage & track your mood over time

PanicAttacks? (Geert Verschaeva) – general information about panic & voice guided relaxation sessions

Optimism (Optimism Apps) – a mood charting app that helps develop strategies for managing depression, bipolar disorder or other mental health conditions.  *** Best used when working with a psychologist                                                                 [Apple only]

Sleep Away (2nd nature) – a series of guided meditations that gently lead you to a deep sleep

TeenSphere (LLC) – meaningful answers to questions teens face (mental health, relationships, LGBT, bullying & substance use)

UnStuck – a digital coach that works through questions to help you solve problems (big or small)                     [Apple only]