Below is a list of applications that address a variety of concerns and can be used to support the work you do in therapy or assist with self-improvement. The applications are sorted by topic and include links to Google Play and iTunes.
Set To Go is a website devoted to the skills that will help you thrive as you get ready to leave high school and enter into college. Here you’ll find information, tools and guidance to help you feel ready, more confident, and Set to go!
The JED Foundation provides essential information about common emotional health issues and shows teens and young adult how they can support one another, overcome challenges and make a successful transition to adulthood.
Calm – Meditate, Sleep, Relax is the #1 app for mindfulness and meditation to bring more clarity, joy and peace to your daily life. Start your journey to a calmer mind with the app that’s trusted by millions and featured in the New York Times. It can assist you with anxiety, stress, sleep, focus, concentration, and so much more. Google Play. Compatible with all devices.
PTSD Coach was developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD. The PTSD Coach app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that often occur after traumatic event. Google Play or iTunes. Compatible with all devices
Virtual Hope Box provides help with emotional regulation and coping with stress via personalized supportive audio, video, pictures, games, mindfulness exercises, positive messages and activity planning, inspirational quotes, coping statements, and other tools. Google Play or App Store. Compatible with all devices.
T2 Mood Tracker app allows you to monitor and track emotional health. It can record a range of emotions for anxiety, depression, stress, head injury, PTSD and general wellbeing. You can create items to track your progress and results are displayed in an easy to understand graph. Google Play or App Store. Compatible with all devices
WEBSITES with additional resources:
Half of US is an online resource that tells us that half of college students reporting that they have been stressed to a point where they couldn’t function during the past year. The impact of mental illness is so devastating that suicide is the third leading cause of death among all people ages 15-24.
The good news is that nearly all mental health issues can be improved with proper treatment. When we decrease the stigma around mental health and encourage help-seeking, we can change and save lives. Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation aim to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.
Proud2BMe: An online community for teens and young adults that encourages healthy body image.
ULifeLine is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.