Mental Health Apps

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Available on Both Android & IPhone


  • 1 Giant Mind - App to Learn to Meditate, teaches you how to meditate so you feel calmer, more rested and present.  

  • ACT Coach – App aims to help you live with unpleasant thoughts, feelings, and impulses without avoiding them or being controlled by them. This app was developed for Veterans, Service Members, and other people.  

  • Anxiety Release - Based on EMDR, Anxiety Release works by stimulating the brain with bilateral stimulation, which captures attention processes and diverts emotional resources. Because this kind of stimuli appeal to areas of the brain involved in sensory processing, the same areas of the brain responsible for anxiety, change tends to happen more easily than some other methods.

  • BeyondNow - suicide safety planning App from beyondblue is a free app that helps you prepare a structured safety plan 

  • Black Dog Snapshot - App is designed to help you to keep track of your mental wellbeing. Snapshot is a confidential, password-protected tool that enables you to measure and monitor your mental health and wellbeing.  

  • Breathe2Relax – App to provide instructions for deep breathing exercises that can help reduce stress, improve mood and deal with anger and anxiety.

  • Check-in - App that allows anyone who wants to check in with a friend but is concerned about saying the wrong thing or making the situation worse.The app takes you through four steps, super easy and super quick, getting you to think about where you might check in, what you might say and how might you support your friend. There is also a section showing you things to consider, such as what if my friend denies there is a problem or what if I say something silly.

  • Depression Xplained – Medical jargon can be confusing, but, we take away that confusion through storytelling. Depression Xplained App follows David’s journey with depression in an engaging, informative and entertaining story.

  • Five Ways to Wellbeing - App to help people improve their well-being through everyday activities. No rules, no regulations.

  • HAPPIFY – An App for when you're feeling sad, anxious and stressed, or you're dealing with constant negative thoughts.

  • Headspace – App is meditation made simple. The app takes you through the basics of meditation, with progress pages to track your stats and reminders. 10days free then subscribe

  • High Res - App by Department of Veteran’s Affairs is designed to help serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families manage stress and negative thinking. 

  • In Hand – An App utilising a traffic light system to focus where you're at and bring back the balance. 

  • MindShift - is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. 

  • MoodMission - An app for dealing with stress, low moods and anxiety.

  • Moodprisim – App to map your mood and learn more about yourself.  

  • Moodtrack Diary app is designed to help you get a handle on the wild, dramatic mood swings can be par for the course when you live with bipolar disorder, or at least learn how to better predict and manage them.   Android Free, Iphone For Purchase

  • ON TRACK with The Right Mix - App has been designed for serving and ex-serving ADF personnel and veterans.   

  • One-Moment Meditation – App where you can learn to meditate quickly and powerfully, finding balance and calm wherever you are … even if you’ve never meditated before. Taking time out, for as little as 1 minute at a time.  

  • Operation Life – App is designed to help those at risk deal with suicidal thoughts and is recommended to be used with the support of a clinician. 

  • pacifica – App to Manage stress, live happier. Daily tools for stress and anxiety alongside a supportive community. Based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Meditation.  

  • Panic Attack Aid Lite – App helps you deal with the symptoms of a panic attack when you're out and about. 

  • PTSD Coach Australia - an app for people experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. It provides a self-assessment tool that allows users to track symptoms over time (though it does not clinically diagnose PTSD) as well as tools for managing symptoms.  

  • Reachout WorryTime – An App that interrupts repetitive worries by setting aside your worries until later.  

  • Recovery Road – App can help you manage your journey to recovery from eating disorders.

  • Rise Up + Recover – App supports you in managing an eating disorder by monitoring, providing tools and techniques to cope during tough times.  

  • Schizophrenia Xplained – Medical jargon can be confusing, but, we take away that confusion through storytelling. Schizophrenia Xplained App follows Jackson’s journey with Schizophrenia in an engaging, informative and entertaining story.

  • Self-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) – App offers a range of self-help methods to help you manage anxiety.    

  • Smiling Mind is a modern meditation App for young people. It has been developed by a team of psychologists and uses mindfulness to boost calmness...

  • Stop, Breathe and Think - App is designed to help you be more mindful and compassionate using a Meditation Guide. 

  • SuperBetter – App is a tool created by game designers to help you build resilience and get stronger, happier and healthier.

  • T2 Mood Tracker - App that allows users to monitor and track emotional health. Originally developed as a tool for service members to easily record and review their behaviour changes, particularly after combat deployments, it has now become very popular with many civilian users around the world.

  • Well Man The Well Man Phone App features the Men’s Survival Handbook Edition 5 incorporating answers to questions asked by our regular Wellness Check participants on a diverse range of subjects. One of the features we are particularly keen on is the 18 Day Challenge. Each day physical, mental, social and food challenges are completed. To strengthen the challenge, a journal can be used to record each day’s achievements. Also on the app are 9 Tips To Staying Alive 4 Men. This section contains helpful information and skills for men considering suicide.

  • WellMind – App is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression. It includes advice, tips and tools to improve your mental health.

  • What's Up? – App utilises some of the best CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more! 



Android Only




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IPhone Only




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