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Useful Websites and Apps

Anxiety

Apps:

base

BASE – Helps children struggling with depression and anxiety track their emotions and pinpoint the times when emotions feel at their highest.
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MindShift

MindShift – Helps teens and young people cope with anxiety by teaching them how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps to help take charge of anxiety.

Positive Penguins

Positive Penguins – Aimed at 8-12 year olds, this app helps children understand their feelings and challenge negative thinking.

Youper

Youper (for social anxiety) – aims to help people understand their social anxiety and control it

Websites:

Anxiety UK – Helps those suffering with anxiety disorders.

www.anxietyuk.org.uk

No Panic – Helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other anxiety related disorders.

www.nopanic.org.uk

OCD Action – Information and support for Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and related disorders.

www.ocdaction.org.uk

CBT Online – CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) self-help site

www.getselfhelp.co.uk


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Depression

Apps:

BASE – Helps children struggling with depression and anxiety track their emotions and pinpoint the times when emotions feel at their highest.

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Positive Penguins – Aimed at 8-12 year olds, this app helps children understand their feelings and challenge negative thinking.

Websites:

Students Against Depression – Offers information and resources as well as tips and advice from students who have experienced it all themselves.

www.studentsagainstdepression.org

Youthhealthtalk! –  Video interviews of young people-s real life experiences of health and lifestyle. There is a section on young people talking about depression and eating disorders.

www.healthtalk.org


Eating Disorders

Websites:

B-eat – Eating disorder charity. Has online support groups and a helpline for anyone under 18.

www.b-eat.co.uk


Mindfulness

Apps:

breathe

Breathe, Think, Do Sesame  – intended for parents and caregivers to use with their young children (ages 2-5) to help teach skills such as problem-solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence.

Breathing Bubbles

Breathing Bubbles – Breathing Bubbles is an app that helps kids practice releasing worries and focusing on good feelings by allowing kids to select the emotion they are feeling and how strongly they are feeling it. Kids can choose to handle their emotion by releasing a worry or receiving a joy as Manny the Manatee walks them through deep breathing and visualization.

Calm

Calm – Calm is the perfect meditation app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users. Guided meditation sessions are available in lengths of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 minutes so you can choose the perfect length to fit with your schedule.

DreamyKid

DreamyKid – The DreamyKid meditation app offers meditation, guided visualization and affirmations curated just for children & teens. It uses proven techniques that teach your kids methods to guide them towards a happier life through mindfulness.

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind – Smiling Mind is designed to help people pressure, stress, and challenges of daily life. This app has a fantastic section on Mindfulness in the Classroom and is suited for kids ages 7-18.


Self Harm

Apps:

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