Useful Apps

FREE wellbeing and mental health Apps online

Free mental health and wellbeing Apps

We have here bellow a range of free mental health and wellbeing apps that you may find helpful – here we list just a few. A whole host of wellbeing and mental health support apps are now available to support you – here are just a few that you may find helpful. 


Free mindfulness and meditation app( Free download)

For Me

Childline app for support and advice on a variety of issues. It has a mood tracker and useful videos ( Free)


To make mindfulness and medication simple( Free)


Is a digital friend and mood checker( Free)

Personal Zen

Stress and anxiety reduction app, promotes positive thinking( Free)


Sleep app, helps you beat sleep difficulty, reduces stress and relaxes you( Free)

Sam( Self anxiety management)

Helps you understand and manage anxiety

Smiling Mind

Meditation and mindfulness app ( Free)

Grief support for young people

provides support following a bereavement. Created by young people( Free)

Calm Harm

Helps you manage self-harm ( Free)

BBC Bitesize Revision app

Revision app for 14 to 16-year-olds


Confidential health advice and information app for 16-25-year-olds.

Stay alive

A suicide prevention app: Helps if oyu have suicidal thoughts or if you are worried about someone.

Molehill Mountain

Designed by someone with autism for people with autism

Covid19 symptom tracker

Helps to better understand the covid virus

Three good things

A happiness journal, help you rewire your brain to focus on positive things

Insight timer

Meditation app to help with stress, sleep, anxiety

Liberate meditation

A meditation app for black and people of colour to celebrate blackness and manage racism and so on

Anti Stress app

A collection of over 50 fun games and toys to play, good for anxious moments

BBC own it

Helps you take control of your online life. Helps you make smart choices and be confident

Clear fear

It helps you manage physical reactions to fear by managing emotions

Zip it by childline

Helps you respond to unwanted chats using the power of GIFs taken straight from the app

Student health app

Reliable health advice for young adults approved by NHS

The interpreter now app

Offers deaf people access to online BSL interpretation

Quit That

is a completely free app that helps users beat their habits or addictions. Whether you’re looking to stop drinking alcohol, quit smoking, or stop taking drugs, it’s the perfect recovery tool to track and monitor your progress.

Mood Tools – Depression Aid

If you are feeling sad, anxious, or depressed, lift your mood with MooTools. MooTools is designed to help you combat depression and alleviate your negative moods, aiding you on your road to recovery.

Smart Recipes

The FREE Smart Recipe app from Change4Life is an easy way of helping you prepare tasty, healthier meals the whole family will love.

Bright Sky

Bright Sky is a free to download, a confidential mobile app providing support and information for anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.


is a smartphone-based app that provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety, using evidence-based cognitive behavioural techniques, voice and animation.

I hope this compilation of mental health and wellbeing Apps is helpful.

Do you want to recommend free mental health and wellbeing apps you have found? – Have you have enjoyed using a wellbeing app that you would like to recommend to others to see?  Please click here to see our useful mental health links

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Disclaimer – The information shared here is for your convenience and information only; it does not imply Acorn therapy’s endorsement of any organisations or their content; nor is it intended to replace advice from trained professionals. Please  use it at your own discretion  

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