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 (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


Heads Up Guys: a depression resource for men


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

Mindfulness Exercises: Free & premium mindfulness courses and worksheets


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 logo 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


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


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


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


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

Therachat app icon

Therachat: tracking tools and journalling


TruReach: CBT audio lessons

Up! bipolar mood app logo

Up!(Google Play): bipolar mood tracker


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


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

Youper icon

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


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