Free Mental Health Tools/ Apps & Worksheets

There is an increased use of mobile apps and tools to help people with their health, both mental and general.  Popular products like Headspace and wearables like Fitbit all tap into this area.

While not for everyone and certainly not a substitute for a mental health professional below are some resources that may be of use to clients looking at areas like sleep and tracking moods possibly causing distress linked todepression/anxiety.

I also includes a few self reflective worksheets that can help those feeling burnt out evaluate their self care as well as those working on relationship issues.

NHS Mood Self Assessment Quiz

This Quiz designed by the NHS gives a simple tool to help reflect on your mood & rates depression & anxiety – this may help when you reach out to professional in terms of describing what the issue is.

Catch It

Available for download on Google Play & Apple app store

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

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.

Worksheets

Self-Care-Assessment-Worksheet

Self-Care-Assessment – Worksheet 2

Relationship Tool – Sexual Motivations reflective worksheet

Relationship Tool – Sexual/Sensual desires & Intimacy reflective worksheet

Relationship Tool – Deciding to stay or leave reflective worksheet