Smart Phone Apps


Anxiety relief

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              app icon of a thought bubble with colorful circles inside of it                          SAM              

Track anxious thoughts and behaviors, learn self-help techniques, and build your own anxiety toolkit. Also has online community for connection and support.  




Mind Shift CBT

Cope with anxiety by changing how you think about anxiety.  Strategies to cope with different anxiety situations. Calming breathing exercise.





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Exam Stress

(iOS only)

For test anxiety:  tools to help you calm down before exam, advice on exam-taking, and tools to prevent exam anxiety.


COVID Coping Tools

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The COVID Coach was created for everyone, including Veterans and Service members, to support self-care and overall mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.




Depression & suicide tracker

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Help people recognize suicide warning signs and develop safety plan.





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Help coping with depression through thought diary, energizing activities, safety plan, self-help guidelines, informational videos, and a depression symptom check-list.


Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

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DBT Companion

Learn and practice DBT skills using video lessons and fun animations.
Diary card for skills and target behaviors. Summary screens to check your progress.
Get awards for obtaining new skills or keeping up with one you already know.

Free, with in-app purchases


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(android only)

With this app you will quickly get a random distress tolerance skill to do.
Contains modules and skill exercises on Mindfulness, Emotional Control,
Manage relationships and Distress tolerance.



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Simple DBT Skills Diary Card
(iOS only)

Go over DBT skills and examples on a diary card. Progress report on skills used.

Free, with in-app purchases


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DBT Diary Card and Skills Coach

Provides coaching to help you with how and when to use the skills, a customizable
diary card that you can edit with the skills and targets you want to work on,
charts and graphs on your progress, and a DBT reference section which breaks down all things DBT.


Emotional Regulation & Coping Skills

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What’s Up?

Coping with depression, anxiety, anger and stress with CBT & ACT skills. Identifying negative thinking pattern, habit tracker, catastrophe scale, feeling/thought diary, grounding techniques, breathing exercises, positive quotes, and online support forum.

Free, with in-app purchases


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CBT Thought Record Diary

Track mood, document negative emotions, analyze flaws in your thinking, and reevaluate your thoughts.

Free, with in-app purchases


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ACT coach

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) aims to help you live your life by your values, even in the face of unpleasant experiences.



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Virtual Hope Box

Decrease distress by using healthy coping and emotion regulation skills such as relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.


Focus & Time Tracker

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Homework App

Track and organize homework assignments.



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Now Then Free

Time tracking, showing statistics on time allocation.



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Time tracking, showing statistics on time allocation.



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Today habit Tracker

Help you organize your day, build life-changing habits, and quit bad habits.

Free, with in-app purchases


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Be Focused

Pomodoro timer- break up individual tasks among discrete intervals, separated by short breaks.



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Flora- Focus, Study, Pomodoro


Help you focus on your goal using tree-planting pomodoro timer. Track progress and set reminders.

Free, with in-app purchases


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Round Health

Tracking and reminder for taking medication


Games to improve mental health

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Games and activities based on CBT, positive psychology, and mindfulness to help you overcome negative thoughts, reduce stress, and build resilience.


Free, with in-app purchases



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A game focusing on increasing resilience and the ability to remain strong, optimistic, and motivated. Help you to adopt new habits, improve your skills, strengthen relationships, complete meaningful projects, and achieve lifelong goals.



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CBT-I coach

For people with insomnia. This app will guide you through the process of learning about sleep, developing positive sleep routines, improving your sleep environment, and alleviating symptoms of insomnia.




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Sleep Time

Track and analyze sleep pattern, natural sounds to help you fall asleep, and workout plan to help you sleep better.

Free, with in-app purchases


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Sleep, Nap, and Focus module. Music to help you fall asleep, relax, or help you focus and get the work done.

Free, with in-app purchases


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Relax Melodies: Sleep Sounds

Relaxing music, white noise, and meditation for sleep



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Sleep Cycle
(iOS only)

An intelligent alarm clock that tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up in light sleep - the natural way to wake up, feeling rested and energized.


Mindfulness, meditation, & breathing

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Meditation, breathing, bedtime stories, and relaxation music.

Free, with in-app purchases




Mood tracking, meditation, journaling, thought analysis, goal setting, positivity music playlist,

and techniques to deal with anxiety and depression, and to help you feel better.



Free, with in-app purchases



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Free intro of 10, 10-minute sessions of meditation. Contains “SOS sessions” to manage moments of panic or severe anxiety.

Free trial



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Diaphragmatic breathing to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ stress response. 



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Stop Breathe & Think

Mindfulness- mood and thoughts check in, breathing exercise



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Insight Timer

(iOS only)

Guided meditations, mindfulness


Mood tracker

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Mood tracking, meditation, journaling, thought analysis, goal

setting, positivity music playlist, and techniques to deal with

anxiety and depression, and to help you feel better.


Free, with in-app purchases



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Assess for symptoms of depression. Videos and psychological exercises to help you understand your mood.



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T2 Mood Tracker

Monitor and track emotional health


Online Chat Space

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TalkLife for Stress &



24/7 peer-support community for stress, anxiety, depression, self-harm,

eating disorders, bullying, or suicidal feelings without judgment.



Free, with in-app





7 Cups: Anxiety & Stress


Online support community and counseling for anxiety, depression, bipolar,

addiction trauma, self-harm, eating disorder, and relationship issues.

Free, with in-app





Talking to a licensed therapist through text, audio, or video chat.





Online counseling with licensed therapists. $40/week




Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) programs to help people living with anxiety
or depression.
One-on-one support from a personal coach throughout the 2-month program.
7-day free trial, then $99/month




AI counselor providing emotional support through text. Include other functions such as:
journaling, mood tracking, meditation, mindful practice, sleep sounds,
and a personality test.
Premium option is $60/year

Minority Mental Health App

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The Safe Place

Mental health tools specifically tailored to the Black communcity, includes inspirational Black quotes, how to cope after oplice brutality, how to talk to family about mental health, and many other self-care strategies.






Mediation and safe space for Black community


7-day free trial, 

then $5.99/month 



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icon of the word PTSD Coach with a crecent object around the words and a star at the tip of the crecent object                     PTSD coach     

Information on PTSD, self-assessment, tracking symptoms, relaxation skills, positive self-talk, anger management and opportunities to get support.