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Apps & Online Resources

If you require support with using any of these websites and apps, please speak with a family member, friend, teacher or another trusted adult at school, your doctor or another medical professional.

Apps and online resources that might help when you, or someone you know, are struggling:


Free during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

ThinkNinja is a mental health app designed for 10 to 18 year olds. Using a variety of content and tools, it allows young people to learn about mental health and emotional wellbeing, and develop skills they can use to build resilience and stay well.

Calm Harm is an app designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. It’s private and password protected.

The MeeTwo app provides a safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to discuss any issue affecting their lives.

You can find out how MeeToo works here!

Learn to relax, manage your worries and improve your wellbeing with Chill Panda. The app measures your heart rate and suggests tasks to suit your state of mind. Tasks include simple breathing techniques and light exercises to take your mind off your worries.

The Stay Alive app is a suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

SAM (Self-help Anxiety Management)

SAM is an app to help you understand and manage your anxiety.

SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises.

Childline has 1-to-1 online chats, message boards to share stories and experiences with other young people, games, videos & activities and lots more.

For more apps that you might find useful, please visit here or here.