Please Note: The apps below are not meant to replace the need for professional medical/mental health care but rather tools to be used in conjunction with professional care.
This Anti-Anxiety app, free for iPhone and Android users, employs the latest technologies to help you manage your anxiety.
Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool for iPhone and Android devices. It’s a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.
The Tactical Breather app for iPhone and Android devices can be used to gain control over physiological and psychological responses to stress. Through repetitive practice and training, you can learn to gain control of your heart rate, emotions, concentration, and other physiological and psychological responses to your body during stressful situations.
Mindshift, for iPhone and Android devices, is designed to provide you with tools for managing various types of anxiety, including test anxiety, perfectionism, social anxiety, performance anxiety, worry, panic, and conflict.
SAM (Self-Help for Anxiety Management), an iPhone and Android app, offers options for tracking anxiety, identifying anxiety triggers, teaching breathing and relaxation strategies, and developing an anxiety management toolkit.
Stop Panic and Anxiety
Stop Panic and Anxiety is a free Android app that offers self-help methods to control panic and anxiety. The info in this app assumes that you are suffering from panic attacks due to Panic Disorder. It may not be applicable to other forms of anxiety. It focuses on the fear of having a panic attack and the fear of the sensations when having a panic.
Worry Box Anxiety Self-Help
Use this free Android app to better cope with your worries and anxieties. Practical suggestions for helping you move on in life.
Depression CBT Self-Help Guide
This Android app contains a depression severity test, audios, articles, a cognitive diary, and a motivational points system that help you learn how to do this.
Cognitive Diary CBT
The self-help methods used in this Android app are based on the tools of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and challenge irrational thinking.
MoodGYM is an internet based Cognitive Behavioral treatment for Depression developed by a psychologist. Create an account and follow the treatment plan. This is an excellent tool to use in conjunction with in person therapy.
Optimism for iPhones allows you to hone your skills for managing depression, bipolar and other mental health issues.
Learn how this free app for iPhone and Android can help you to relax, meditate and much more.
Calming Music to Tranquilize
This free Android app combines the soothing sounds of music with the balance and harmony of the Chinese Tai Chi way of meditation.
A daily coaching app suitable for all ages, available for Android and iPhone devices.
Users report that this free iPhone app really calms them down and helps them deal with anger issues.
Headspace, for iPhone and Android devices, is meditation made relevant to modern life. Get unique daily guided meditations, science facts and figures and progress reports, all designed to make it as easy as possible for you to get some calm and clarity.
Watch virtual fish with this free Android app and you’ll be guaranteed to relax!
Enjoy truly relaxing sounds from nature from this Android app.
Nature Sounds Relax and Sleep
This Android app lets you choose from a list of 6 different good quality nature relaxing sounds (sounds of nature) which include thunder, ocean sounds, sea, birds sounds, rain, night in jungle, water sounds, waterfall, nature and start your personal audio therapy.
Relax Melodies: Sleep and Yoga
Select sounds and melodies that you like and combine them to create a mix with this iPhone and Androidapp.
Stop, Breathe & Think
The Stop, Breathe and Think app is a free mindfulness, meditation and compassion-building tool available for both iPhone and Android.
Take a Break
Take a Break is a free iPhone and Android app that claims to “melt the stress away.”
Do you have trouble falling asleep? Need to take a quick power nap in between classes? This free app for Android can help you achieve that.
PTSD Coach was developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD. This iPhoneand Android app is intended to be used as an adjunct to psychological treatment, but can also serve as a stand-alone education tool.
Virtual Hope Box
This iPhone and Android app helps with coping relaxation, distraction from overwhelming emotion, and positive thinking. You can personalize the content on the app to meet your specific needs.