Welcome to The Youth Portal.
A library of tips, links, apps and resources to help ease your
mind. Not finding what you need? Talk to us at Maltby Centre
if you’d like some further advice. We’re here to help.
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Apps for Improved Mental Health
Below is a shortlist of apps, videos and other resources we’ve reviewed. While we suggest these resources, these are not endorsements by Maltby Centre. Talk to us at Maltby Centre or a trusted adult for more in-depth advice.
notOK is a free app developed by a struggling teenager and her teen brother for teenagers. The app features a large, red button that can be activated to let close friends, family and their support network know help is needed.
GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH
What’s Up What’s up is an amazing free app that uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and more.
MoodKit MoodKit helps you learn how to change how you think, and develop self-awareness and healthy attitudes. The journal feature is a great way to practice self-care by reflecting on the day, noting any distressing thoughts, and documenting how you overcame them.
TOOLS FOR ANXIETY
Mind Shift Mind Shift is one of the best mental health apps designed specifically for teens and young adults with anxiety.
Happify Try various engaging games, activity suggestions, gratitude prompts and more to train your brain as if it were a muscle, to overcome negative thoughts. The best part? Its free!
Mood Tools MoodTools aims to support people with clinical depression by aiding the path to recovery.
HeadsUpGuys Manage & Prevent Depression in Men
PTSD Coach Created by the VA’s National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), PTSD Coach offers everything from a self-assessment for PTSD, to opportunities to find support, positive self-talk, and anger management.e friends, family and their support network know help is needed.
Breathe2Relax Sometimes you just need to breathe and remind yourself you are okay. Breathe2Relax is made for just that.
IMoodJournal Part personal journal and part mood tracker, IMoodJournal can be used to record everything from mood and symptoms, to sleep, medications, and energy cycles.
eMoods eMoods is a mood tracking app designed specifically for people with bipolar disorder.
UCSF PRIME Schizophrenia patients are prone to social isolation even when their condition is treated. The PRIME app, created by psychiatry professor Danielle Shlosser, connects people with schizophrenia to their peers through a social network style interface.
MINDFULNESS & MEDIATION
Headspace The Headspace app makes meditation simple. Learn the skills of mindfulness and meditation by using this app for just a few minutes per day.close friends, family and their support network know help is needed.