I think we can all agree that the pandemic has certainly amplified the need for mental health support. In light of this, many mental health applications are now free, in an effort to remove barriers that might hinder you from getting the support that you need.
Here’s a list of twelve mental health smartphone and web applications that you can use for free—during the pandemic:
New Yorkers across the state can access a specially curated collection of science-backed, evidence-based guided meditations, along with at-home mindful workouts, sleep and kids content to help address rising stress and anxiety.
Resources for anxiety and overall mental health specific to COVID-19.
Mindfulness app that provides a free list of curated meditations specific to COVID-19 via video and audio.
App with coping and communication skills specific to COVID-19.
Online therapist-led groups & workshops for anxiety, stress, and connection.
Strategies, activities, and articles to help users stay grounded during COVID-19.
Clinically-validated mental health video game.
Clinically-validated evidence-based mobile application based on cognitive behavioral therapy (plus content related to other conditions).
Digital therapeutic for sleep, fully automated yet highly personalized digital sleep improvement program accessible via app and web.
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy for sleep.
Peer chat support and resource list.
Resource for students to socially connect and reduce loneliness during COVID-19.
Resource for everyone, including veterans and service members, to support self-care and overall mental health.
Online recovery support meetings for women and gender-nonconforming individuals who are sober or interested in sobriety.