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Well-Being and Mental Health

There are a variety of tools you can access via your phone or mobile device that focus on improving different aspects of mental health and well-being. To help support you to look after your well-being and mental health our Health Centre team have reviewed some apps for you to consider. 


These resources are not a substitute for the assessment and treatment by a health professional. 

If you would like to make an appointment with a school counsellor, please click here.

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Mindshift CBT

Uses strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you learn to relax and be mindful, develop more effective ways of thinking, and use active steps to take charge of your anxiety.

  • Worry

  • Panic

  • Perfectionism

  • Social Anxiety

  • Phobias

Free to download and use.



An app for people wanting to learn relaxation breathing techniques to manage stress and anxiety.

  • Guided relaxation

  • Easy to use


Free to download and use. Does not require a subscription or registration.



Headspace app is meditation for beginners made simple. A calm, relaxed approach to bringing quiet and relaxation into the lives of adults and kids. Teaches the skills of meditation and mindfulness.

  • Short exercises

  • A few minutes a day

Free to download and trial. Monthly or yearly student and family plans available.



Designed for young people from 13 years of age. For sleep, meditation and relaxation. Manage stress, balance moods, sleep better and refocus your attention. A good option for more experienced meditators.

  • Sleep stories

  • Soundscapes

  • Breathwork

  • Stretching exercises

Free to download and trial. Monthly or yearly plans.


Smiling Mind

Meditation programs for kids and families including sleep, emotional skills development, back to school, and more. 

  • Increase sense of calm

  • Manage technology use

  • Enhance the important relationships in your life

  • Reduce stress and anxiety

  • Improve mental health and wellbeing

Free to download and use.



Self awareness  and routine tracker. Explore your belief system, weed out and replace limiting ideas.

  • Perfectionism

  • Self Worth

  • Social Distancing

  • Anxiety

  • Body Image

  • Anger

Free to download and trial. Monthly or yearly plans or pay per unit. 

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Calm Harm

Suitable for anyone over the age of 13 who needs help with tolerating distress. 


  • Immediate activities and techniques to help you 

  • Supports you in building a ‘safety net’ of helpful thoughts and behaviours

  • Developed by a clinical psychologist using principles of Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT). 

Free to download and use.

No registration required.



Habit tracker and self-care. The all-in-one daily planner. Turn your long-term goals into short-term goals. Schedule your days and improve productivity. Build a routine around life-changing habits.


  • Set and customize goals based on your interests

Free to download and use ("Premium features" can be purchased).

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