Resources

Here are a list of applications and links to use for help and support:

Elefriends: This web based app is an online supportive community for people over 18 years old. It allows you to remain anonymous and has strict house rules to provide a safe and secure place to share your thoughts/feelings and be heard.

Headspace: This app teaches you meditation in a quick and simple way. Wherever you are, Headspace provides themed packs of 10-30 sessions lasting just ten minutes a day for a healthier and happier mind.

Emoodji: This app is for the ups and downs of university life launched by Mind Charity. You match an emoji to your mood and either send it to friends or keep it private. The app shows you fluctuations in your mood as well as tips on how to deal with university life.

Code Blue: (Expected to launch this spring) This app is designed to provide teenagers struggling from depression or bullying with support whenever they need it. Code Blue can alert support groups in your area that you can contact via text or call.

Breathe2relax: This is an app developed for stress management. It provides users with breathing exercises that help to reduce stress , stabilize mood, control anger, and manage anxiety.

Lantern: This app can be used on your mobile or via the web combining cognitive behavioural therapy techniques with advice from experts. Users are required to take an assessment to calculate strengths and weaknesses in areas including body, stress, anxiety, mood, sleep and social life.

Big White Wall: This app is based on anonymity where sufferers from the community can talk collectively  about their problems with support from trained therapists. Some of the features included are discussion boards, reference articles, and self-assessment tests as well as online therapy programs.

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