Self-Help Websites & Apps

Self-Help Apps


Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.

PTSD Coach

PTSD Coach provides users with education about PTSD, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.

Reach Out

A smartphone app aimed at preventing suicide among military personnel and veterans, however, a great resource for everyone. Developed by a team of suicide prevention experts, under the supervision of the primary author, Lawrence Shapiro, Ph.D., the app is available free.


MindShift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety. This app includes strategies to deal with everyday anxiety


SAM is a friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety.

Super Better

SuperBetter increases resilience – the ability to stay strong, motivated and optimistic even in the face of difficult obstacles. Playing SuperBetter makes you more capable of getting through any tough situation—and more likely to achieve the goals that matter most to you.


Working long periods without a break decreases your focus and increases the feeling that the work is endless.  For people in situations where “work” can fill the entire day when the responsibilities of work, school, and family projects are all factored in, spreading breaks and relaxation throughout a long day is a great way to fit in needed rest.


Need a little more calm in your life? Calm can help you meditate, sleep, relax and much more.

Mood Tools

If you are feeling sad, anxious, or depressed, lift your mood with MoodTools! MoodTools is designed to help you combat depression and alleviate your negative moods, aiding you on your road to recovery.  MoodTools contains several different research-supported tools.