Please note that these apps are not intended to replace face-to-face therapy and are not suitable if you are currently experiencing suicidal thoughts.
Please call the NSW Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511 for advice if you are concerned about your own or someone else’s mental health.
BeyondNow is a free app that allows you to create a personalised suicide safety plan and share it with your family and friends, GP or other health professional. You can then work through your plan when you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings. To be used in conjunction with a health professional; it is not to be used as your only form of support.
Black Dog Institute Headgear
Headgear is a free app that is designed for those in male-dominated industries. The app helps measure your mental fitness and improve it through mood monitoring, tools and a 30-day challenge.
Black Dog Institute Snapshot
Snapshot is a free app that allows you to measure and monitor your mental wellbeing. It allows adults to assess their general happiness, mood and anxiety as well as stress, sleep and more. The app provides general feedback and options for engaging in online and offline professional mental health services within Australia.
Emerging Minds’ Child360 app has been designed as a tool for parents to reflect on how they are going in supporting their children’s social and emotional wellbeing and identify areas where action can be taken to strengthen resilience.
Mind the Bump
Mind the Bump is a free mindfulness meditation app that helps individuals and couples support their mental and emotional wellbeing in preparation for having a baby and becoming a parent.
On Track with the Right Mix
On Track with the Right Mix is a free app that will help you manage your alcohol consumption by tracking the number and type of drinks consumed, calculating the amount of money spent and review the impact drinking has on your wellbeing. While this app is designed for defence personnel, most of the features are relevant to non-defence personnel too.
Smiling Mind is a free app that provides a modern meditation program designed to be used by anyone 7 years or older. This app has been developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your mind.
Check-in App is a free app that provides steps on how you would approach someone if you are concerned about their mental health. It helps you to build a plan of where to have the conversation, what to ask, what you have noticed and what you can do to support them. While this app is designed for young people, the content is still relevant to adults.
ReachOut Australia has a range of free apps available, including WorryTime, Breathe and Recharge. WorryTime assists with managing the symptoms of anxiety, worry and rumination by interrupting repetitive thinking and setting aside worries until later. Breathe helps to reduce the symptoms of stress and anxiety by using controlled breathing techniques. Recharge is a personalised six-week program that helps to improve general health and wellbeing by tracking sleep, mood and exercise.
All apps are available on Google Play (Android Phones) or App Store (iPhones). Please note that Reachout Breathe and Recharge are not found on Google Play.