Winthrop University: Center for Student Wellness - App Library

App Library

Here's a curated list of free or low-cost mental health apps. 

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Description

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Platform

Habitica Goal-setting and routine-forming with RPG flavor. Set daily, weekly, or one-time goals and gain experience (unlocking cosmetic items) for their completion. And you can join your friends in a group adventure! Routine Browser, Apple Store , Google Play
Flora Grow a tree and remove distractions from focus on your phone (and soon, your computer as well)! You can even grow trees with your friends for group focus and accountability. Focus Apple Store, Google Play & chrome extension coming soon
Calm Harm Step by step self-care for basic needs when it's hard to figure out what to do. Eating, sleeping, water, movement, meds, it's all there in small steps. Self-Harm Apple Store, Google Play
You Feel Like Shit Step by step self-care for basic needs when it's hard to figure out what to do. Eating, sleeping, water, movement, meds, it's all there in small steps. Self-Care Browser
Insight Timer Library of guided meditation and music, giving a free guided meditation daily. You can also buy a membership for more options, but the free daily meditation is wonderful! Mindfulness, anxiety Browser, Apple Store , Google Play
Liberate Daily meditation app for Black folks, taking into account marginalization and discrimination stress. Mindfulness, anxiety, Black folks Apple Store, Google Play
Daylio Journal Daily bullet journaling and mood tracker to help with organization, memory, and time management. Routine Apple Store, Google Play
I Am Sober Sobriety tracking, healthy habit forming, and community support. Recognizing milestones of sobriety is powerful and encouraging! Sobriety Apple Store, Google Play
GoNoodle Fun, easy games and videos to get you up and moving. Movement can help create calm, process emotions, and raise mood! GoNoodle has a range of activities for people with different mobility. Self-care Browser, Apple Store , Google Play
Gratitude: Journal App Daily gratitude journaling to elevate mood and increase satisfaction. Set reminders or pop in when you need it - but regular gratitude practice is linked to great outcomes! Routine, anxiety, mood Apple Store, Goodle Play
Recovery Record Track eating disorder recovery, gain coping skills, and get encouragement from a community of people who have been there too. Eating disorder recovery Apple Store, Google Play
Recovery Path Track addiction recovery, gain coping skills, and get encouragement from a community of people who have been there too. Sobriety Apple Store, Google Play
PTSD Coach Coping skills, tracking symptoms, and direct links to help - geared towards veterans but useful for everyone. PTSD, veterans Apple Store, Google Play
VetChange Cut back and assess problem drinking related to trauma for veterans, and the information can be used by anyone struggling with drinking. Sobriety, veterans Apple Store, Google Play
Breathwrk Guided breathing exercises to help reduce anxiety, create calm, and help with emotional self-regulation. Once you know the exercise, you can do it whenever you want! Mindfulness, anxiety Apple Store, Google Play coming soon
Rootd Cope with panic attacks in the moment through mindfulness, distractions, or radical acceptance of the feelings as they come. You choose how to cope! Mindfulness, anxiety Apple Store, Google Play
Happy Heart Interactive visuals increase mindfulness and calm, involving your senses and providing a way to find peace and a settled feeling. Mindfulness, anxiety Apple Store, Google Play
Shine Meditation and mindfulness for BIPOC and other marginalized groups, taking into account the stress that comes from discrimination and marginalization. Mindfulness, anxiety, BIPOC Apple Store, Google Play
The Safe Place Information on mental health, useful exercises, and customized affirmations for Black folks. There is a Facebook community as well! Self-care, Black folks Apple Store, Google Play
Stop Breathe Think Check in with (and track) your mood and get a guided meditation recommendation based on your input. With a membership, you unlock more options but the free version is extensive and useful! Mindfulness, anxiety, mood Apple Store, Google Play
Solace Set goals, gain information and resources, and be affirmed in your gender transition. Set your name, pronouns, and location and get customized information for your area. Gender transition Browser, Apple Store , Google Play
Cove Make music that represents your mood and listen back whenever you want. This creates relaxation, emotional release, and the joy of creating. Mindfulness, anxiety, mood Apple Store
Finch Work on self-care, gratitude, and mood regulation with an adorable pet that goes exploring and shares gratitude for the adventures with you. It feels good to take care of something (and ourselves)! Routine, self-care, mood Apple Store, Google Play

Last Updated: 8/29/22