Mental Health Sites & Apps

There are a huge number of mental health resources available online whether you’re looking for websites or apps.  Many of them are free, and many of them are high quality, but sometimes the biggest challenge can be finding what’s most useful and relevant to you.  Please let me know what your favourites are, and what I should add to the list.

You might also find the following resource info on MH@H helpful:

Mental Health Sites


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Russ Harris

ACT Mindfully: Acceptance and commitment therapy resources from Russ Harris


Anxiety Canada logo

Anxiety Canada: My Anxiety Plan and the MindShift™ app


Beat Eating Disorders logo

Beat: A UK-based eating disorders charity


Beyond Blue logo

Beyond Blue: has a wide range of mental health and suicide prevention resources


CARMHA

CARMHA (The Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health & Addictions) has useful publications like the Antidepressant Skills Workbook and Antidepressant Skills @ Work


Centre for Clinical Interventions logo

Centre for Clinical Interventions: mental health info and worksheets


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance logo

DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance): resources for people with depression and bipolar disorder, including peer support groups


DBT Peer Connections logo: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy  Skills Training

DBT Peer Connections: a free online peer-led DBT skills course


HeadsUpGuys

Heads Up Guys: a depression resource for men


heretohelp

Here to Help: Mental health info, workbooks, wellness modules, and family resource, as well as a Dealing with psychosis toolkit


MindfulnessExercises.com logo

Mindfulness Exercises: Free & premium mindfulness courses and worksheets


Moodjuice

Moodjuice: self-help guides for common mental health issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, PTSD) from NHS Forth Valley


MyCompass logo

My Compass: A self-help tracker and toolkit from the Black Dog Institute


National self-harm network logo

National Self-Harm Network publications: The ‘hurt yourself less’ workbook and Cutting the risk: self-harm, self-care, & risk reduction


PositivePsychology.com logo

PositivePsychology.com: info on a variety of mental illnesses and psychology topics, as well as therapy-related resources


Psychology Tools logo

Psychology Tools: primarily CBT-based self-help worksheets


Google Recover Together

Recover Together by Google: a substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery resource


Wellness Recovery Action Plan logo

WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan): has crisis & post-crisis  plan templates

Mental Health Apps

These mental health apps are either free or have a substantial amount of free content in addition to premium content.  They’re available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play unless otherwise specified.


ACT Coach app logo

ACT Coach (US Department of Veterans Affairs): acceptance and commitment therapy-based info & tools


Calm Harm app logo

Calm Harm: 5-15 minute strategies to help ride out self-harm urges


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Calm in the Storm (App Store): stress management and safety plan tools


Catch It app icon

Catch It: mood tracking app from the NHS


CBT-i Coach app logo

CBT-i Coach (US Department of Veterans Affairs): CBT for insomnia tools


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Done: A Simple Habit Tracker (App Store): monitor healthy habits


eMoods bipolar mood tracker logo

eMoods: a mood tracker aimed at people with bipolar disorder


FearTools app logo

FearTools: CBT tools for managing anxiety


Happify

Happify: build skills along chosen wellness tracks


Health Storylines logo

Health Storylines: track moods, physical health symptoms, and meds


InnerHour app logo

InnerHour: self-help for anxiety and depression


Me v PMDD app logo

Me v. PMDD: track symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)


Mindshift

MindShift: CBT–based thought tools, relaxation strategies, and coping activities


Mood Coach app logo

Mood Coach (App Store): track your mood and develop a values-based behavioural activation plan


Moodfit

Moodfit: mindfulness, breathing exercises, track factors like mood and sleep


Moodnotes

Moodnotes: track your mood and the factors that influence it


nOCD app logo

nOCD: (App Store): self-help for OCD based on exposure and response prevention


Pixels mental health app logo

Pixels (Google Play): track thoughts and emotions to see patterns


PTSD Coach app logo

PTSD Coach (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs): tools for managing PTSD symptoms


Quirk CBT app logo

Quirk: CBT tool to examine thoughts and identify cognitive distortions


Remente app icon

Remente: goal setting, balancing different life areas, mood tracking


Rootd app logo

Rootd: panic attack and anxiety management


sanvello mental health app logo

Sanvello (formerly Pacifica): mood tracking, CBT tools, and meditation


SAM

Self-help for Anxiety Management (SAM): tracking tools and coping strategies to help with anxiety


Therachat app icon

Therachat: tracking tools and journalling


TruReach

TruReach: CBT audio lessons


Up! bipolar mood app logo

Up!(Google Play): bipolar mood tracker


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What’s up – A Mental Health App: tracking tools, coping strategies, info on mental health topics


woebot

Woebot: a chatbot that helps with mood tracking and CBT-based exercises


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Youper: an “emotional health assistant” that uses AI technology

Meditation apps


Suicide Prevention Apps

There’s a list of crisis chat services/hotlines here.  There’s also a fillable safety plan available free on the MH@H Store.


Be Safe app logo

Be Safe: has a safety planning tool, geared primarily toward young adults, and offers direction to resources in certain parts of Canada


TheLifeLine

The LifeLine: strategies and tools to cope with and interrupt suicidal thoughts, along with one-touch dialling to suicide crisis lines in Canada


My3 app logo

My3: helps you prepare a crisis plan and identify the top 3 people you would turn to for support in a crisis


suicide safety plan

Suicide Safety Plan: guides you through safety planning


Stay Alive app logo

Stay Alive: tools to use if you or someone you know are feeling suicidal


Suicide? Help! app logo

Suicide? Help!: has info, resources, and a safety planning tool