Last Modified: 11:25am 11/05/2020

Mental Wellbeing Resources and Apps

This information has been compiled to bring together resources and phone apps that may be useful to maintain mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. These resources are free to use unless otherwise stated.

Big White Wall

Online community for people who are stressed, anxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. Website


App promoting meditation, better sleep and relaxation Phone app & Website
Free to use; in-app purchases

Catch It

A diary tracker to better understand the user’s moods Phone app


A supportive online community; a safe space to listen, share thoughts and be heard. Run by MIND. Over 17s only Phone app

Happier You

Helps people to stay more in the present and keep positive throughout the day Phone app, IOS only

Mental Health Foundation

Support for mental health. Has a section on staying mentally well during Coronavirus crisis. Website

My Possible Self: The Mental Health App

Uses simple learning modules to manage fear, anxiety and stress and tackle unhelpful thinking Phone app Free to use; in-app purchase

Calm Harm

Designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. Phone app

A moderated site for sharing positive experiences of coping where young people can post video footage or stories about their life and self-harm; the overall aim is to support others in helping recovery. Very young person friendly. Website

Recovery Record – Eating Disorder App

App helps users manage their journey to recovery from eating disorders Phone app

Arthur Ellis: Mental Health Support

Provides a variety of free downloadable, practical guides for children, young people and adults to support mental health and well-being. Website


Childline offers online advice through an app or desktop site, with coping strategies, message boards, “ask Sam” feature, 24/7 online 1-2-1 Counsellor and freephone helpline for young people up to the age of 19.
Tel: 0800 1111. There is a slightly different service between 1.00am and 7.30am with fewer counsellors during these hours compared to the day.