Self-help apps and online resources
Big 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.
Down Your Drink
Down your Drink is a free website-based programme allowing people to look more closely at their drinking and examine ways of cutting down. Developed by a team of researchers at University College London and endorsed by Alcohol Concern.
Run by mental health charity Mind, Elefriends aims to provide a safe, supportive online community where everyone can share experiences relating to mental ill health and get support from people with similar experiences.
Health app linking brief daily reflection exercises to allow people to make more mindful decisions about lifestyle, exercise, nutrition and sleep to manage mental wellbeing.
Stay Alive App
The Sta Alive app is a suicide prevention pocket app for the UK, developed by Grassroots Suicide prevention. It allows users to create a list of resources and strategies to stay safe from suicide and links into crisis support available.
The Mental Health Foundation has created a series of free audio podcasts to improve wellbeing, including guided relaxation, mindfulness practise and overcoming fear and anxiety.