Counselors and Nurses have reviewed the following applications and think they might be helpful for students.

Disclaimer: These apps are meant to be helpful tools, rather than serve as a replacement for treatment. Using these apps does not constitute a treatment relationship or promise to produce desired results. Please schedule an appointment with us at 859-572-5650 if you feel you need to speak to a Clinician or Nurse about your concerns.  

ReliefLink is an innovative free app developed specifically for suicide prevention and more generally for improving your mental health that brings confidential and supportive help right to the palm of your hand!
Would you know how to respond if you recognized your friend may be thinking about suicide? Here you will have access to the warning signs, do’s and don’ts, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a click away. Don’t be afraid to ask for help…for a friend or yourself.

Use Panic Assistance audio to coach you when you experience a panic attack and to help you learn to tolerate and control the anxiety symptoms. The info in this app assumes that the user is suffering from panic attacks. It focuses on the fear of having a panic attack and the fear of the sensations when having a panic.

 

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 diaphragmatic breathing. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ stress response.

 

Stress, anxiety, and depression can get in the way of you living your life. Pacifica gives you psychologist-designed tools to address them based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness meditation, relaxation, and mood/health tracking.

Anger Management Tips can help you learn how to control and manage your anger by providing you with tons of simple anger management tips that are easy to follow. This app also gives you wise quotes on anger, stress and anxiety that can help you gain wisdom so you don’t have to let anger affect you. Take charge of your life today and manage your anger better!

 

Stay On Task is a simple, unobtrusive way to improve your focus and get your work done. It checks up on you to make sure you're doing your work and not loafing. A random timer means you can't predict when it will check on you. Perfect for students, or anyone who needs to stay focused while doing independent work.

 

Simple. Attractive. Useful. 30/30 helps you get stuff done!

You set up a list of tasks, and a length of time for each of them. When you start the timer, it will tell you when to move on to the next task.

PTSD Coach provides users with education about 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.
Calm can help you meditate, sleep, relax, focus and much more. Discover how meditation can improve your mood - and your life.

Stop Breathe Think helps you become more mindful and compassionate using our Meditation Guide. Stop what you are doing. Check in with what you are thinking, and how you are feeling. Practice mindful breathing to create space between your thoughts, emotions and reactions. Broaden your perspective and strengthen your force field of peace with personalized meditations and activities.

 

 

Happier helps you stay more present and positive throughout the day. This app is like your personal mindfulness coach -- use it to lift your mood, take a quick meditation pause, or capture and savor the small happy moments that you find in your day. 

 

How you feel matters. Whether you're feeling stressed, anxious, depressed, or you're dealing with constant negative thoughts, Happify brings you effective tools and programs to take control of your emotional wellbeing.

 

 

Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn meditation and mindfulness in just 10 minutes a day.

 

 

 

 

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Everyone. Every run. Run Keeper helps people get out the door and stick with running forever! Track exercise, set goals, sweat, and see progress along the way. Go for a run, walk, jog, bike, or any activity really. With GPS, you’ll get a clear view of your training in real time.
       My Life My Mood journal offers a simple solution for tracking your thoughts, feelings and moods in this interactive tool you can keep right on your phone. This is a great way to help you track your changing moods and behavioral triggers by journaling within the app. You can review a report of your tracked moods over a period of time, and you can also get life tips on ways to help turn your mood around when you're feeling down or stressed out!