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The Stay Alive app is a suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

The distrACT app gives you easy, quick and discreet access to information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts. The content has been created by doctors and experts in self-harming and suicide prevention.

Named Apple’s 2017 App of the Year, Calm helps users with mindfulness and meditation. The app aims to bring more clarity, joy and peace to your daily life. The app includes guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs and relaxing music. Calm also has a “Calm Kids” section in the app where younger kids can learn calming techniques.

Calm Harm provides tasks to help users resist or manage the urge to self-harm. The app contains five categories to help you fight the urge to self-harm. Each category includes five to 15 minute activities. These activities turn users’ attention to healthier ways to handle emotions and impulses. 

My3 is a crisis support app for people who have suicidal thoughts. The app features a contact list to call in case of emergencies. The list includes three of the user’s trusted contacts, 911 and the National Suicide Hotline. My3 also includes a safety plan which lists coping strategies and distractions. It’s one of the best apps that help teens with mental health struggles that include suicidal ideation.

MoodPath helps teens to detect symptoms of depression. Three times a day, users receive a question about their emotional well-being. After two weeks, users will receive a professional assessment. They can then share that assessment with their healthcare professional.

Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace is meditation made simple and will teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.

MoodPanda is your Supportive Mood Diary. Track your mood & get anonymous support from a community of 100k+ lovely people

Can’t sleep at night? Relax Melodies is designed to be the most efficient Sleep-Aid App to make you fall asleep quickly and wake up refreshed. Relax, take a deep breath and join us on a restful journey to sleep.

MindShift is a free app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it. Lists symptoms of anxiety. Offers strategies to manage worry, panic, conflict, ordinary anxiety, and three specialised categories of anxiety: test anxiety, social anxiety, and perfectionism. Also contains relaxation exercises.

Created for young people by young people, the i am me app is a positive mental health app focused on supporting young people from secondary school age and beyond to be able to cope and understand how they can be proactive in looking after their own mental health and well-being.

 

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