Cool apps

Lots of us use Apps every day, whether it’s to message our friends or to edit photographs. But have you considered using apps on your phone to help improve your general wellbeing? Below is a list of a few apps we would recommend giving a go.

Just remember though that although these apps can be useful we still recommend speaking to a trusted adult or GP if you have concerns about any symptoms you are experiencing.

SAM

Self-help for Anxiety Management – a self-help app to learn to manage anxiety.

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For Me

Wherever you are and whatever life throws at you, Childline is now easier to access than ever before. ‘For me’ is the brand new way to get advice and support on loads of topics – from issues that can play a big part in everyone’s life, like school and exam stress, through to extremely personal issues, such as self-harm and mental health.

  • Get access to self help advice and support on a huge range of issues
  • Watch videos to help you feel better
  • Create your own mood tracker and have your own private locker space that’s just for you
  • Chat to other young people about whatever you want on our lively and supportive message boards
  • Call, or email a Childline counsellor

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What’s up?

What’s Up? is a fantastic free app utilising some of the best CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more!

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Headspace

Meditation made simple. Meditation can help improve your focus, exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety and reduce stress.

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Relax Melodies

Select sounds and melodies to help you sleep.

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Mindshift

An app to help teens cope with everyday anxieties, it teaches relaxation, suggests activities to help you shift and face it.

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Moodtrack Diary

Monitor and track your emotional health. The app records a range of emotions for anxiety, depression, stress, post-traumatic stress and your general well-being.

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Grief: Support for Young People

This app has been created by leading bereavement charity Child Bereavement UK and the bereaved young people we work with. It is for 11-25 year olds who have been bereaved of someone important to them. It can also be used by friends, teachers, parents and professionals who would like to know how to support bereaved young people.

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CALM

Relax with Calm, a simple mindfulness meditation app

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Page last reviewed: 8 September, 2021