5 apps to help you look after your mental health

5 apps to help you look after your mental health


There’s loads of apps for fitness and weight loss but looking after your mental health is just as important.

Mental health apps can help provide users with information and methods of coping with disorders, stresses and anxiety.

Here are our top 5 apps to get you feeling amazing from the inside out:

1. SAM: Self Help for Anxiety management


SAM is an app designed to help users cope with anxiety.

It allows you to record anxiety levels and aims to help identify possible triggers.

The app also provides users with a ‘social cloud’ feature to allow them to share experiences anonymously with others.

2. Optimism


Optimism is group of apps that claim to track daily emotions and levels of wellness.

The purpose of the app is to help users cope with mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety.

It helps users detect patterns in their moods to provide information for a wellness plan to manage mental health concerns.

3. Headspace


Headspace gives users daily guided meditation techniques to help with stress and concentration.

The app helps users to focus and become calmer as well as helping to balance their emotions and reduce anxiety.

Through mindfullness the app promises effective treatment for stress, worry and lack of focus.

4. MoodPrism


MoodPrism tracks users moods over time in an attempt to combat mental health issues.

The app provides users with feedback regarding their mental health, based on their moods.

The app also offers users information on useful links and resources available relating to their results.

5. Breathe2Relax


Breathe2Relax is designed to help users with stress management.

It provides users with breathing exercises to help reduce stress, control emotions and stabilise moods.

The app allows users to focus on their breathing in order to minimise feelings of anxiety and stress.

(Source: Evoke.ie)