Apps / online services
(Featured resource)SAM is a friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety. SAM has been developed by a university team of psychologists, computer scientists and student users. Established methods of self-harm have been combined with high standards of usability to provide an engaging, flexible, and practical resources.
Pixel Thoughts is a new approach to mindfulness. The 60 second exercise involves putting your thoughts into a star and watching them disappear into space. All you have to do is type your worry in, and then watch as it slowly fades away. Following the instructions on the screen will help you practice mindfulness and hopefully feel less anxious.
For Me: The Childline App
The app from childline allows you to be in control of the content you receive. From pin based protection to mood based advice, the control is all in your hands with the For Me app from ChildLine. This app gives you access to all of Childlines content as well as one to one chat with a counsellor, and forums full of young people to share advice and tips.
BASE has been designed to help young people manage their stress, anxiety and depression. The app allows you to write diary entries which help you keep track of when your stress and anxiety might be at its best, or worst. This will help you understand how to manage your emotions.
WellMind is a free iOS and Android app from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. It is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression.
Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to try and reduce anxiety and prevent 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.
Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but not there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.
Big White Wall
Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.