As the days get shorter, it’s important to look after your mental health. Here is a wide range of NHS-approved apps which you can download from your appstore.

App Title Description Cost
Be Mindful An online course to help reduce stress and anxiety
using mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Beat Panic Overcome panic attacks and anxiety wherever you happen to be £0.99
BlueIce This app helps young people manage their emotions
and reduce urges to self-harm
Calm Harm Reduce urges to self-harm and manage emotions in a more positive way Free
Catch It Learn to manage negative thoughts and look at problems differently Free
Chill Panda Use breathing techniques to help you relax more,
worry less and feel better
Cove Create music to reflect emotions like joy, sadness and anger to help express how you feel Free
distrACT Quick and discreet access to information and advice
about self-harm and suicidal thoughts
eQuoo: Emotional
Fitness Game
Use adventure games designed by psychologists to
help you increase your emotional fitness
Free, with in-app
Feeling Good: positive mindset Use audio tracks to help relax your body and mind and build your confidence Free, with in-app purchases
ieso Connect confidentially and securely with mental
health therapists using instant messaging
Free in some areas
MeeTwo A safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to
discuss any issue affecting their lives
My Possible Self: The Mental Health
Learn how to manage fear, anxiety and stress and tackle unhelpful thinking Free, with in-app purchases
SilverCloud An eight-week course to help you manage stress,
anxiety and depression at your own pace
Sleepio An online sleep improvement programme, clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster Free in some areas
Sleepstation Connect with a team of sleep experts to help you fall
asleep or stay asleep through the night
Free with GP
Stress & Anxiety Companion Breathing exercises, relaxing music and games to help calm your mind and change negative thoughts Free, with in-app purchases
Student Health App Reduce your worries, feel more confident and get the health information you need as a student Free
ThinkNinja ThinkNinja is an app that helps 10 to 18 year olds learn about and manage their mental health Free during the coronavirus (COVID-
19) crisis
Thrive Use games to track your mood and teach yourself
methods to take control of stress and anxiety
Togetherall Get round-the-clock support from therapists to help
you cope with stress and anxiety
WorryTree Notice, record and manage your worries using cognitive behavioural therapy techniques. Free