top of page

Mental Wellbeing Apps

If you or someone you know is looking to download a helpful app, the following resources are free to use for children, teens, and families. If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.

For additional mobile apps to help manage anxiety, depression, or other types of mental distress, see a full list of apps for people of all ages: ADAA Mental Health Apps.


Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety and fear from controlling your life. MindShift is an 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. Think of MindShift as your portable coach helping you face challenging situations and take charge of your life. 

Available on Google Play and iTunes

Stop, Breathe, & Think

The Stop, Breathe & Think app is a free mindfulness, meditation and compassion-building lifestyle tool that is simple, fun and easy to use.

Take a break from the stress and anxiety of daily life to relax with meditations for the body and mind. Self healing begins with a quick check-in. Tune in to how you are thinking and feeling, and select emotions that guide you to recommended meditations. Emotions like happiness, stress and anxiety can be tracked pre and post meditation, and you can even share your favorite calming exercises with friends!

Available on Google Play and iTunes

Self Help for Anxiety Management (SAM)

SAM is a friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety. Users can record their anxiety levels and identify triggers. It includes self-help options, a personalized anxiety toolkit, and a forum where users can anonymously share their experiences. 

Available on Google Play and iTunes


This app provides opportunities for teens to try out a variety of mindfulness practices, while also teaching them interesting facts about the brain science behind those practices. For example, did you know that regularly practicing mindfulness can improve your relationships with others? Or that it has been shown to change parts of the brain that affect memory, empathy and stress? Our aim is to show youth that mindfulness can be fun, easy to try, and that it can have very real benefits for their overall health and well-being. 

Available on Google Play and iTunes


IntelliCare is a suite of apps that work together to target common causes of depression and anxiety like sleep problems, social isolation, lack of activity, and obsessive thinking. These apps are part of a nationwide research study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Download individual apps or the whole IntelliCare suite from the Google Play Store.

Code Blue

A new mobile app for young people experiencing mental distress, allowing them to access support when they need it. Users choose their support group and can easily alert them in the event of a crisis. The app shares the user's location and alerts the user when the support group is on their way.

Currently Under Development. You can learn more and sign up to be notified when the app becomes available on their website.

Please reload

bottom of page