Mental health apps

A comprehensive list of apps to support you to manage your own mental health and cope with stress, depression, anxiety, sleep, mood and more.

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Apps List

Self management



Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Wrap logo

Cost: FREE

The WRAP is a simple and powerful process for creating the life and wellness you want.

Using the WRAP App, you can develop your WRAP, carry it with you wherever you go, and share it with whomever you want. This app was designed with the help of OCD specialists and patients to incorporate two treatments: Mindfulness and Exposure Response Prevention Treatment. The AIMS app is based on the Anger and Irritability Management Skills online self-help course (http://www.VeteranTraining.va.gov/aims/).

It gives you 4, 5 or 15-minute activities when you are having thoughts of self -harm: comfort, distractions, expression, and release with the added option of a random button which selects a category for you.

Based on the WRAP Workbook, the WRAP App walks you through the process of creating your personal WRAP. Use it on your own, with a friend or supporter, or in a WRAP group.

WRAP Website

Get it on Google play store Link for Apple app store

Rating on App stores: 4.0 out of 5 Apple / 3.7 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: NO

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



Recovery Path

Cost: FREE

For people with addictive behaviour

This app offers many strategies to overcome cravings and supports the user to develop a path to sustained recovery, share progress with others and receive support.

Recovery path website

Link for Google App for Apple

Rating on App stores: 4.9 out of 5 Apple / 4.7 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: NO

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



MyPlan

my Plan


Cost: FREE

MyPlan is a tool to help women with safety decisions, such as abuse in their intimate relationship. It is for the sufferer themselves, or someone who cares about them.

Taking the user step by step through the issues it covers items such as: healthy relationships; red flags; my friend/family's safety; my priorities; my plan.

my Plan website


Get it on Google Get it from the app store

Rating on App store: 2.8 out of 5 Apple / 3.7 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: NO

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



Virtual Hope Box

Link to website and review


Cost: FREE

Designed by service users and health providers, this app has simple tools to cope with coping and positive thinking as an accessory to treatment.

It can be personalised by the service users together with their health providers to meet specific needs, and can then be used independently.

Virtual Hope Box website and review

Get it at Google Get it at Apple

Rating on App stores: 4.1 out of 5 Apple / 3.9 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: YES

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



Self management



nOCD

nOCD App


Cost: FREE

Designed for people suffering with OCD.

This app was designed with the help of OCD specialists and patients to incorporate two treatments: Mindfulness and Exposure Response Prevention Treatment.

You can receive immediate, clinically-supported guidance when an OCD episode strikes, take weekly tests to assess the severity of your OCD, and have motivational support along the way. One user calls nOCD “a free therapist in your pocket!”

Get it at Google Get it at Google

nOCD website

Rating on App stores: 4.8 out of 5 Apple / 4.4 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: NO

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



AIMS for Anger Management

Aims app


Cost: FREE

AIMS is designed for Veterans and military Service members but can be used by anyone coping with anger problems.

The AIMS app is based on the Anger and irritability Management Skills online self-help course (http://www.VeteranTraining.va.gov/aims/) .

The app provides users with education about anger, opportunities for finding support, the ability to create an anger management plan, and other tools to help manage anger.

Get it at Google Get it at Apple

AIMS website

Rating on App stores: 4.2 out of 5 Apple / 4.4 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: NO

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



Stem 4: Calm Harm

Calm Harm app


Cost: FREE

An app dealing with the ‘wave’ like features of self -harm.

It gives you 4, 5 or 15 minute activities when you are having thoughts of self -harm: comfort, distractions, expression, and release with the added option of a random button which selects a category for you.

After the set time it asks you to rate your self-harm emotional states: how strong was the urge, how many different activities you tried, did the activity help, and why did you get the urge in the first place (including a ‘don’t know’ option). It then takes you to the final page which offers some advice and websites for your specific answers. Whilst it is designed for young people it is helpful enough to be universal.

Get it at Google Get it at Apple

Calm Harm web site

Rating on App stores: 4.3 out of 5 Apple / 4.3 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: YES

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



Cove: music for mental health

Cove app


Cost: FREE

To help with

managing emotions.

Instead of words, create music to reflect emotions like joy, sadness, calm and anger. You can store your music in a personal journal, or send them to someone and let the music do the talking.

Get it at Apple

Cove app website

Rating on App stores: 4.8 out of 5 Apple. This app is not available for Android.

NHS recommended list: YES (But in review).

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)




DBT112

DBT112


Cost: FREE

AIMS is designed for Veterans and military Service members but can be used by anyone coping with anger problems.

The AIMS app is based on the Anger and irritability Management Skills online self-help course (http://www.VeteranTraining.va.gov/aims/) .

The app provides users with education about anger, opportunities for finding support, the ability to create an anger management plan, and other tools to help manage anger.

Get it at Google Get it at Apple

AIMS website

Rating on App stores: 4.2 out of 5 Apple / 4.4 out of 5 Google.

NHS recommended list: NO

(The NHS have a list of apps that they have tested and recommend https://www.nhs.uk/apps-librar...)



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