Useful apps to help with mental health

With help from MHFA Treads have up together a list of useful Apps that may help you during this difficult time

Dragon in the Attic (for children)

This app, developed by GPs and a group of year 6 children in Wakefiled NHS Trust, aims to teach 8-12 year olds how to make healthy choices for their inds and body. It uses a game where children are given a pet dragon to look after to build confidence and educate children about issues such as mental health and bullying

Feeling Good app

This is a free app with NHS approval, free audio courses available

Emoodji(for university students)

Emoodjj by Mind is a free app for the ups and downs of university life, from exam stress and homesickness to the joys of the last exams done

For Me


This app created by ChildLine with the infut of four teenagers, includes all of childlines services in an app:direct 121 access to a counsellor, videos, advice and chat on a range of issues that affect young people. It is safe and discreet, available on iphone only with an android app


This App teaches mindfulness mediation principles to improve wellbeing


Developed by 2 Gether NHS Foundation Trust, and approved by NHS Choices, this app is an interactive mood diary for monitoring and understanding emotional wellbeing. It includes tips and guidance on how to influence mood.


Mood panda is an app based platform allowing people to track their moods.

Moodscope (age 14 and over)

Web based mood tracking and management platform


Developed by youth charity The Mix and approved by NHS Choices website, this app aims to help 16-25 year olds identify and cope with stress. It includes games to help young people from immediate stress and monitor causes of stress