Mental Health Apps: 5 of the Best

Which of the over 2 million apps on offer on our smartphones help improve mental health and wellbeing?

Every week Access London gives you five of the best.

1. MindShift

From AnxietyBC, this app is designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It helps you to identify active steps that will help you take control of your anxiety.

2. Happier

This app helps you be more positive throughout the day. Features include a journal to record happy moments you experience and expert-led courses to discover new ways to find joy, calm and satisfaction.

3. Stop, Breathe & Think

This is an award-winning meditation app. It gives you recommended guided meditations, yoga and acupressure exercises to try out based on how you’re feeling at a particular time.

We publish 5 of the best mental health apps every week. Catch up on last week’s here.

4. Calm

This app offers you guided meditations to help manage problems including stress, self-esteem issues and sleep problems. The sessions are available in lengths of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 minutes so you can fit in a session around your routine.

5. Pacifica

This app provides you with tools to address stress, anxiety and depression based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mindfulness meditation, relaxation and mood tracking.

Please note that these apps should not be used as a replacement for seeking medical advice if you have concerns about symptoms you are experiencing.

Let us know your experiences of using these apps. Tweet us @access_LDN, email us at accessldn@gmail.com, or let us know on Facebook.

Catch up on our first ever listicle of recommended mental health apps here.

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