Please Note: The web sites and mobile applications are provided for your convenience. The Counseling & Student Development Center cannot guarantee that the information contained on these sites will be useful or accurate. The apps are not the Counseling & Student Development Center's products and inclusion on the list does not assume support of all content and/or information.
We've provided a list of apps, mp3 files and websites that we’ve found to be helpful in supporting your mental health.
Self Compassion - If you struggle to offer yourself the same judgment-free kindness as you would a friend, explore ways to give that to yourself and reduce stress, anxiety and depression.
MindShift - A great tool for anxiety, it teaches relaxation skills, develops new thinking and suggests healthy activities.
Insight Timer - For those who currently engage in a practice of meditation or who want to start, this great little app provides a range of free guided meditations from experts or you can meditate on your own with a customized timer.
Panic Relief -Guides you through panic attacks and those suffering from fear and anxiety.
Headspace - Themed mindfulness and meditation sessions for a variety of concerns from stress and sleep to anxiety and healthy relationships.
PTSD Coach - Helpful for symptoms of combat-related post-traumatic stress, this trusted military app has been downloaded over 100,000 times.
Operation Reach Out - This lifesaving app for iPhone and Android was developed by the military to prevent suicide. Recorded videos and menu options help users assess their thinking and reach out for help in crisis.
T2 Mood Tracker - Tracks symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, stress and general well-being. Useful to share with clinicians and chart recovery. Another excellent app developed by the Department of Defense National Center for Telehealth and Technology.
CBT-i Coach - For people who have experienced symptoms of insomnia and would like to improve their sleep habits.
Breathe2Relax - Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response and help with mood stabilization, anger control and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool.
Guided Relaxation - Calm.com provides guided relaxation in the form of meditation that helps relieve anxiety and stress.
Relaxation Exercises - This downloadable mp3 file will help increase your mindfulness of the present moment so that you can clear away thoughts about past and future events with breathing exercises and mindfulness tips.
Mindfulness Meditation - This downloadable mp3 file provides instruction on how to practice mindfulness and be present in the moment.
Breathing Exercises - This downloadable mp3 file will teach you diaphragmatic breathing techniques to help calm anxiety and stress.
Deep Breathing - This downloadable mp3 file will teach you deep breathing techniques to help combat anxiety, panic attacks or stress.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation - This downloadable mp3 file provides tips on muscle relaxation to relieve tension due to stress and anxiety.
Guided Imagery - This downloadable mp3 file narrates a day at the beach. Guided imagery is a great way to relax your body and mind.
Guided Imagery Part Two - This downloadable mp3 file narrates a walk through the forest.
Guided Imagery Part Three - This downloadable mp3 file narrates a beautiful fall day.
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention. Services include fact sheets, student polls and perspectives and the "Go Ask Alice" page which offers students and parents helpful information on issues facing young adults.
Half of Us - This website initiates a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues. Nearly all mental health issues can be improved with proper treatment. When we decrease the stigma around mental health and encourage students to seek help if they need it, we are changing and saving lives.
Virtual Pamphlet Collection - An online library of informational pamphlets on various mental health topics.
Test Anxiety Workshop - This website offers suggestions and techniques to helps deal with the anxious feelings that can cause someone to "blank-out" or forget information during a testing situation.