7 Mental Health Apps You Should Download Now
Remente focuses on helping you exercise your mind and manage day-to-day tasks by first assessing how happy you are with life, identifying the areas that you want to improve, and setting manageable tasks. The app also lets you track your mood and provides you with insightful courses on different areas of life. While many of us might associate our phones with stress and distraction, Remente aims to provide a happy place that is just at the tip of your fingers, helping you stay calm and relaxed whenever you might need it throughout the day.
Available on iOS and Android, Premium Membership is also available for £4.17/month
Thrive uses clinically proven techniques to help build resilience to stress, anxiety and mild depression. Using evidence-based techniques, it can help you learn to relax and build your resilience to common problems. Explore features like thought trainer, zen garden, and unique ‘message in bottle’ social feature.
nOCD was made by people with OCD for people with OCD. They continue to grow and focus entirely on helping users conquer their OCD. nOCD brings Exposure Response Prevention Therapy and advanced data tracking to users via their phones and smartwatches.
Available on iOS, free
SuperBetter If you want to look after your mental health and gamify the process at the same time, this is the app for you. SuperBetter helps you implement the emotions experienced when playing a game, such as optimism, determination, courage and creativity in your daily life. By providing you with challenges, quests, boosts and even villains, the app is a fun way of keeping happy and forming better habits.
Available on iOS and Android, free
Buddhify No matter what you are doing, whether it is waking up, taking a five minute break at work, trying to get to sleep or simply feeling overwhelmed this app will provide you with meditation sessions tailored to any situations. From over 80 tracks, you are bound to find something to help you deal with your emotions and feelings, no matter what they are.
Available on iOS and Android, £3.99/ £1.99.
Pacifica is perfect if you struggle with anxiety. This app tracks your mood on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and provides you with breathing and meditation exercises to help you work through an anxiety episode. Interestingly, the app also provides you with little experiments that challenge your anxiety, with the aim of gradually reducing its levels, as well as a diary to help you keep track of your thoughts.
Available on iOS and Android, full access available at £4.49/month
Sleepio when it comes to mental health, sleep is essential. In fact, not getting enough sleep has been linked to developing depression and increasing anxiety levels. Sleepio can help you fall asleep faster, improve the overall quality of your sleep and know what lifestyle changes you should make to sleep better.
Available on iOS, full access £200/year