Self-Help Apps and Websites

Self-Help Apps

Clear Fear

Clear Fear is an app developed for teens and young adults with anxiety that uses the evidence-based treatment CBT to focus on learning to reduce the physical responses to threat by learning to breathe, relax and be mindful as well as changing thoughts and behaviors and releasing emotionsYou can personalize the app if you so wish and you will be able to track your progress and notice change. Please note the app is an aid in treatment but does not replace it.




Finch is a self care pet app that helps you feel prepared and positive, one day at a time. Take care of your pet by taking care of yourself! Choose from a wide variety of self care exercises personalized for you.




Habitica is a free habit-building and productivity app that treats your real life like a game. With in-game rewards and punishments to motivate you and a strong social network to inspire you, Habitica can help you achieve your goals to become healthy, hard-working, and happy.



I Am

I Am is a positive affirmations app that allows you to set daily affirmations, reminders, and intentions that help us focus on our self esteem and change negative thoughts over time. 



Insight Timer

Insight Timer is a meditation app that features guided meditations and talks led by the world's top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers from Stanford, Harvard, the University of Oxford and more. It also houses music tracks from world-renowned artists. You can use Insight Timer to help calm the mind, reduce anxiety, manage stress, sleep deeply and improve happiness. With 80+ new free guided meditations added daily, Insight Timer is great for both beginners and experienced practitioners.




myStrength is an evidence-based self-help resource that is available 24/7, is private and confidential, and provides quality information and inspiration on a variety of different conditions/topic areas, such as stress management, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, chronic pain, sleep disturbance issues, COVID-19 coping, and more. Note: use code "MOcommunity" when signing up.



Calm Harm

Calm Harm is an award-winning app developed for teens and young adults that provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalize the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice change. Please note the app is an aid in treatment but does not replace it.



Self-Help Websites

Health and Well-Being Canvas Course

The Health and Well-Being Canvas Course houses various trainings and programs offered by campus health and well-being departments. Features of the course are CBT 101 training and videos, nutrition videos, are more. Students can enroll in the course at any time for free with no penalties for joining.



Psychology Today

The Psychology Today website is a great first step in looking for an off-campus mental health professional,  featuring therapy and health professionals directories where you can filter by insurance, location, and even  “issues”. The website also features hundreds of blogs written by a wide variety of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, medical doctors, anthropologists, sociologists, and science journalists.