The following apps for mental health and well being are specifically aimed at young people.
There are a variety of mobile phone apps for anxiety, stress, depression and general mental health — see apps for mental health and wellbeing. Many of them are more suited to adults, but can be used by young people as well. The following are examples of apps that have been designed specifically for young people.
As there are so many apps to support mental health and wellbeing, we have not been able to review all those available. We have instead identified independent organisations that have reviewed these apps.
- ReachOut.com (Australia): aimed at helping young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough time.
- PsyberGuide (United States): aims to help people make responsible and informed decisions about apps and other digital tools for mental health.
- Mind in Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom): aims to promote good mental health.
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