The Best Apps Available to Protect Your Mental Health and Well-Being

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Mobile apps have become increasingly popular as a way to improve our quality of life. With smartphones becoming part of our everyday carry, we can use them to contact people in seconds, plan our lives, and take high-quality pictures. With this rise, there has also been a huge increase in the quality of the apps that appear on them. Apps that can help with your mental and physical health are on the rise and can be a great supplement to professional treatment.

Elefriends

This is an app created by the charity Mind, which focuses on mental health and how to improve it across society. This is a social community you can visit if you need someone to speak to that's in a similar place to where you are. You can share what you're feeling and help other people out with positive comments. For a lot of people that are feeling low, socializing is difficult, which can further impact how you feel. This is a great way to start talking to people and start feeling better.

SilverCloud

This app is designed to help you cope with mental health issues through several interactive sessions. These are all tactics and tools that will help to equip you with strategies to improve your state of mind. This includes sessions on managing your time, communicating, setting goals, as well as managing stress and sleep. This is a very practical app with lots to offer, and is a good supplement to going to a health center like Bayless Moon Valley.

Happier

Happier teaches you several techniques that focus on mindfulness to keep you present throughout the day. You can use the app on your Apple Watch, and it will remind you through the day to take a second and become more present by taking a few breaths and looking for something positive to focus on. This process is very powerful in helping you to improve your mood and well-being throughout the day.

Daylio – Mood Tracker and Diary

Daylio gives you extra data on what makes you feel good and what causes you to have a bad day by asking you to track your mood each day. All you have to do is to add in your current mood when prompted. This will give you lots of data over time, where you can look for trends in how good you feel. You can then add notes to remind yourself what you were doing at any given time. With this, you can find the things that bring you positivity and increase them, while minimizing the negatives.

Stay Alive

This app was created specifically for suicide prevention and gives lots of information for people that are having suicidal thoughts. The app is free to use and may be helpful for anyone that's feeling like they need something to keep them safe.

There are also lots of podcasts and blogs out there that can help if your mood is particularly low.

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