Mental Health Self-Help

Sometimes, we all need a little help or a pick-me-up.  See below for some staff suggestions.

Recovery RecordXXXCan be used to monitor progress during eating disorder recovery.  The information logged can also be shared with medical teams, to aid in the process of recovery.
CalmXXXMindfulness meditation website/app. 7 day free trial, then $14.99/month or $69.99/year. Discount codes are available.
KidsHealthXSections for young people, parents, and educators. Addresses coping with stress and offers other health information.
The TribeXFree online support community that offers members a convenient and safe place to connect.
7 CupsXXXConnects you with trained listeners who can offer you short-term support and counseling. It’s useful if you need someone’s undivided attention.
BreatheXXFree app that focuses on teaching a variety of breathing techniques.
Breathe, Think, Do with SesameXXXBilingual (English and Spanish) app for caregivers to share with children (ages 2-5) to help teach skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence as part of Sesame Street’s Little Children, Big Challenges initiative.
Booster BuddyXXAimed at children and teens wanting to improve their general mental health through daily quests and tasks. It allows you to check in with your mood and it keeps track of your appointments and medications. While not specifically for eating disorders, but it can be a great way to track and improve coping skills and self-care.
Calm MindXXWorried? Stressed? Frustrated? Or just not feeling at your peak? Whatever you're doing, the Calm Mind app will relax your body, calm your nerves, and refresh your mind.
HappierXXXProvides personalized strategies to help you become happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative.
InsightTimerXXXFree app for sleep, anxiety, and stress. Offers more than 5,100 free guided meditations led by more than 1,100 teachers from around the globe. May choose from 25 different languages!
MindShift CBTXXXScientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you learn to relax and be mindful, develop more effective ways of thinking, and use active steps to take charge of your anxiety.
Rise Up + RecoverXXXUses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to help monitor diet and exercise, as well as determine one’s triggers. The app is easy to use, with lots of motivational quotes and helpful reminders.
Self-help App for the Mind SAMXXHelps to monitor anxious thoughts, track behavior over time and use guided self-help exercises to discourage stress. It also offers a “Social Cloud” feature that allows users to confidentially share their progress with an online community for added support.
Take a Break!XXOffers guided meditations for relief from stress.
Virtual Hope BoxXXSimple coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking tools. The content can be personalized to include supportive audio, video, pictures, games, mindfulness exercises, positive messages and activity planning, inspirational quotes, and coping statements.
DBT911XContains over 150 different suggestions on skill exercises. There is also the opportunity to create your own crisis list so you will always have it with you.
CBT Guide to Depression Self-help: Mood Log, DiaryXMonitor dips in mood, learn about clinical depression and treatments, try guided relaxation techniques and learn strategies to challenge negative thinking.
ACT CoachXXAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) aims to help you live with unpleasant thoughts, feelings, and impulses without avoiding them or being controlled by them.
The Daily Vitamin eDevoXFrom FindingBalance, daily or weekly eDevotionals in your email inbox.
YouVersion Bible AppXXXOffers a free Bible experience for smartphones, tablets, and online at

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