Self-Help Apps and Sites

White Wall

A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping, who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals. Also available as an app:

 

http://www.bigwhitewall.com

Balance Meditation

The Balance app tailors the guided meditation to your needs and progress. It also gives a choice between a male and female guide. Furthermore at the moment it is free for a year. You don’t even need to sign up to anything that you have to remember to cancel! Also you get to choose between 3, 5 or 10 minute sessions.

 

This app can be downloaded from the App Store for Apple devices, or equivalent for other smart devices.

Calm App

“Calm, named the 2017 iPhone app of the year by Apple itself, promises to help users sleep better, boost confidence and reduce stress and anxiety, all with the help of guided meditations, soothing music, and bedtime stories.”

 

This app can be downloaded from the App Store for Apple devices, or equivalent for other smart devices.

Down Your Drink

Free website allowing people to look more closely at their drinking and examine ways of cutting down. Developed by researchers at University College London and endorsed by Alcohol Concern:

 

http://www.downyourdrink.org.uk

FearFighter

A NICE guideline approved, evidence-based online program for generalised anxiety, panic and phobia. Uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) principles:

 

http://fearfighter.cbtprogram.com

Headspace

Headspace is an online resource which promotes mindfulness and practical meditation techniques by web resources and podcast. Widely used within the pilot community it can help with a wide range of scenarios, including sleep and resilience. www.headspace.com/

Moodjuice

Self-help website developed by Scottish NHS clinical psychologists. The below link points to great information on thinking distortion:

 

http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/challengingthoughts.asp

Stay Alive App

Suicide prevention app for the UK, developed by Grassroots Suicide prevention. Allows users to create a list of resources and strategies to stay safe from suicide, and it links into crisis support available:

 

http://www.prevent-suicide.org.uk

Unmind App

Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. They empower organisations and employees to measurably improve their mental wellbeing.

 

This app can be downloaded from the App Store for Apple devices, or equivalent for other smart devices.

Something Missing?

If you have used or are aware of resources that could be helpful for your colleagues, please get in touch and let us know.

 

Email – support@centreforaviationpsychology.com