There is an increased use of mobile/tablet apps and tools to help people with their mental health and general health. Popular apps like Headspace as well as products like Fitbit all tap into this area.
While not for everyone and certainly not a substitute for a mental health professional below are some apps that maybe of use to clients for areas like sleep and tracking moods/anxiety.
Learn how to manage feelings like anxiety and depression with Catch It. The app will teach you how to look at problems in a different way, turn negative thoughts into positive ones and improve your mental wellbeing.
Sleepio is a six week sleep improvement program. It has been designed by sleep expert Prof Colin Espie and features the latest Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. If you have an Android or a Windows smartphone, you can access on-the-go help via the mobile site
Jigsaw – Youth Mental Health Information & Advice Supplement
This attachment produced by Jigsaw & published in the Irish Examiner provides a raft of information that will help you to support your own mental health and in particular the mental health of the young people in your life.