Apps and Websites
- Breethe – Meditation & Sleep
De-stress & sleep better in only 5 min with your personal mindfulness coach! Choose from a wide variety of content to help you get the restful sleep you need: sleep music playlists, nature sounds, guided meditations, bedtime readings, hypnotherapy sessions, etc
Overcome negative thoughts, stress, and life’s challenges! Happify is the single destination for effective, evidence-based solutions for better mental health.
Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace is meditation made simple. We’ll teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.
Practice your daily meditation and mindfulness exercises from any device. Smiling Mind is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life. The programs are designed to assist people in dealing with the pressure, stress, and challenges of daily life.
- Self-Help Anxiety Management
SAHM is a friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety.
- CBT Thought Diary
CBT Thought Diary is a journal with a purpose: it uses effective tools from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Positive Psychology to help improve your mood. Think of this app as a space to reflect on your thoughts, both positive and negative.
- Beyond Now
The Beyond Now suicide safety planning app assists you to create your own suicide safety plan; a plan to keep you safe when experiencing suicidal thoughts. Using the app, you can list ideas and contacts to stay safe, including warning signs, coping strategies, reasons for living, and ways to make your environment safe.
- Black Dog Institute: https://www.blackdoginstitute....Information for people experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or who are feeling suicidal. There’s information for helping yourself and for helping someone else.
- BRAVE – Online: http://www.brave-online.com/BRAVE is an online program designed to teach young people the skills they need to reduce anxiety and to cope with difficult situations.
- Butterfly Foundation: https://thebutterflyfoundation...
A foundation supporting all people who experience issues around eating disorders and who have trouble with their body image. The website explains eating disorders, has links to workshops, support groups and programs for both young people and their carers. They also have a national helpline you can call.
- Centre for Clinical Interventions: www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resou...
The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) has produced resources for consumers and healthcare professionals to assist in providing interventions for mental health problems such as depression, bipolar, social anxiety, panic, self-esteem, procrastination, perfectionism, and eating disorders.
- Headspace: https://headspace.org.au
Information, support and advice for young people aged 12-25, and their families, on a range of health topics including general health, mental health, wellbeing and alcohol and other drugs.
- Kids Helpline: https://kidshelpline.com.au Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
- Lifeline: https://www.lifeline.org.au/
A national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Information, resources and support relating to school and study is also provided.
- MoodGYM: https://moodgym.com.au/
A free website based program that young people can use to learn how to manage symptoms of anxiety and depression.
- Reach Out: https://au.reachout.com/
Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their carers. Support, tools and tips surrounding suicide prevention are provided.
- Youthbeyondblue: https://www.youthbeyondblue.com/
Beyond Blue’s dedicated site for young people. Information, resources and support are available for young people dealing with anxiety/depression. There’s a 24 hour helpline number listed, as well as online chat options.