MENTAL HEALTH APPS

This list of mental health apps is for information only and should not be considered a recommendation or endorsement by the Timiskaming Health Unit. These apps are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider. Call Timiskaming Crisis Response (1-888-665-8888) if you are in crisis or 911 in cases of emergency.

App

Description

Android

Apple

Self-Help for Anxiety Management                   

This app provides a range of self-help methods that work to reduce anxiety. Ways to challenge anxiety provoking thoughts are explained, and ways to incorporate relaxation techniques to reduce physical symptoms of anxiety are reviewed.

Android

Apple

Stop Panic & Anxiety

Self-Help

 

This app will assist you in managing symptoms of panic, and will help you develop skills to challenge fearful thinking.

Android

 

7 Cups Anxiety &

Stress Chat

Get free anonymous emotional support and counseling on-demand from trained active listeners and therapists.

Android

Apple

Relax Lite: Stress & Anxiety Relief  

This app provides techniques to help manage anxiety, including calming audio sessions, evaluating thinking patterns, identifying triggers and tracking thoughts and improvements.    

 

Apple

MindShift CBT

Anxiety Canada

 

MindShift uses scientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you learn to relax and be mindful, develop more effective ways of thinking, and use active steps to take charge of your anxiety.

Android

Apple

MoodPath

Depression & Anxiety

 

Moodpath is your personalized mental health companion and supports you in phases of stress, depression, and anxiety.

Android

Apple

Headspace        

This app will review meditation and mindfulness exercises that will help reduce feelings of stress.

Android

Apple

Calm App           

Calm is an app to assist with Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation. Provides support and guidance to experience better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety.

Android

Apple

MoodTools

Depression Aid

 

This app uses the concept of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help you challenge the inaccurate thoughts which may be playing a role in your depression. The app also suggests helpful behaviours that may work to reduce the intensity of your distressing emotions.

Android

Apple

Depression CBT

Self-Help Guide

 

 

This app uses the concept of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help you challenge the inaccurate thoughts which may be playing a role in your depression. The app also suggests helpful behaviours that may work to reduce the intensity of your distressing emotions.

Android

 

Sleep Support

CBT-I Coach

 

This app uses the theory behind Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia. It teaches users to develop positive sleep routines, and to improve sleep environments. It also reviews strategies proven to improve sleep and reduce symptoms of insomnia.

Android

Apple

PTSD Coach Canada       

This app provides information about PTSD, allows you to track symptoms, and suggests easy-to-use tools to help you handle stress symptoms.

Android

Apple

CBT Thought Diary          

Do you feel like you’re stressed, anxious, sad, frustrated, or unmotivated? The centerpiece of cognitive-behavioral therapy is changing your emotions by identifying negative and distorted thinking patterns. With a thought diary, you can document your negative emotions, analyze flaws in your thinking, and re-evaluate your thoughts. It may even help you recognize ways to deal with your negative behaviors and emotions.

Android

Apple

Breethe:

Meditation & Sleep

This app provides guided mediations that help to reduce feelings of stress and promote relaxation.

 

Apple


 

VIRTUAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS, RESOURCES AND TOOLS

There are free online mental health programs and interactive tools that can support healthy coping.

This list of mental health resources is for information only and should not be considered a recommendation or endorsement by Timiskaming Health Unit. These resources are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider. Call the Timiskaming Crisis Response (1-888-665-8888) if you are in crisis or 911 in cases of emergency.

Togetherall (formerly Big White Wall): Anonymous online education and discussion platform offering mental health support

Bounce Back Ontario: Guided self-help program using workbooks, with phone coaching support

Starling Minds – COVID Mental Health Program: Designed to help users combat the stress, anxiety, and worry related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health during COVID-19: Offered by the University of Toronto, this short beginner course (1 hour per week/ 4 weeks) provides guidance on handling anxiety and isolation during COVID-19.

Mind Your Mind: Mental health website with interactive tools and resources to build capacity and resilience for youth and young adults.

Stronger Minds by Beacon: A free digital program to support mental well-being through the COVID-19 crisis.

WellCan: A virtual hub for mental health resources and tools to help Canadians maintain positive mental, physical, social and financial health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wellness Together Canada: Access to online resources, tools, apps and connections to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals.

Mental Health Commission of Canada:

Canadian Mental Health Association

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

First Nations Health Authority

 

Infographics (Toronto Public Health)

Taking Care of Your Mental Health and Well Being (PDF)

Feelings of Stress and Anxiety are Normal During COVID-19 (PDF) 

 


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