At King’s we particularly encourage students to try out Togetherall.
However, there are lots of different apps out there which you can use to support your mental health and wellbeing.
Click on the type of app you’re looking for:
- Apps for self-care and confidence building
- Apps for meditation & relaxation
- Apps for stress, anxiety and low mood
- App for self-harm
Take a look at the wide range of apps available for lots of different purposes with different types of support.
Shine: A daily ‘pep talk’ in your pocket. This self-care app offers daily motivational texts, a selection of self-improvement audios (on topics including productivity, mindfulness, and improving sleep) and you can track your gratitude each day.
Student Health App
Student Health App: This enables students to find safe and reliable answers to their health questions instantly. This offers effective signposting to locally available support and gives tailored digital health information.
Fika: An app designed for mental fitness and emotional education for students. Developing valuable self-management skills such as confidence, adaptability and acceptance while improving focus, social connection and empathy.
Headspace: Guided meditation and mindfulness for everybody and for a variety of topic areas such as self-esteem, sleep and stress (this app offers a free basic pack and then requires a subscription).
Calm: Meditation and sleep stories. This app helps you master your breathing and reduce stress and anxiety. You can choose meditations that vary in length with topics such as managing stress, deep sleep and self-esteem.
Relax Melodies Sleep Sounds
Relax Melodies Sleep Sounds: An app to help you sleep by providing you with soothing sleep sounds which you can combine to create your own tailored ‘sleep mix’.
Stop, Breathe & Think
Stop, Breathe & Think: A meditation and mindfulness app which allows you to ‘check in’ with your emotions and recommends short, guided meditations, yoga etc.
Togetherall is an online community for individuals who are stressed, anxious or feeling low in mood. This service has ‘round the clock’ support from trained professionals to help you manage your difficulties. You can speak to other members anonymously and engage in one to one or group therapy.
Free to King’s students.
Catch It: Learn how to manage feelings like anxiety and depression. This app teaches you to look at your difficulties in a different way, turn negative thoughts into positive ones and improve your mental wellbeing.
CBT-I Coach: This a self-help app for provides a structured program to teach CBT strategies proven to improve sleep and help alleviate symptoms of insomnia. It offers psycho-education on sleep, helps you develop positive sleep routines and how to improve your sleep environment.
CBT thought record diary
Mood Tools: An app that helps you improve your mood with simple and effective tools. It encourages you to analyse and reframe your thoughts with CBT techniques. This app also allows you to track your symptom severity and provides you with videos on meditations to TED talks.
Sanvello: An app that offers tools to cope with stress, anxiety and depression. It allows you to track your moods, meditate and practice CBT techniques. It also provides audio exercises on deep breathing and soothing landscapes. There is a peer support community you could join.
ReachOut WorryTime: Designed to help manage anxious intrusive thoughts. It lets you store your worries so that you can get on with your day and alerts you when it’s time to think about them by discarding the ones that no longer matter or sets actions to help you problem solve the ones that do.
Calm Harm: This app is designed to help you resist and manage the urge to self-harm. It is private and password protected.