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Mental Health Mobile Apps

Mental Health Mobile Apps

APA Monitor on Psychology

Now you can read the APA Monitor on Psychology magazine on the go!
Every month, the APA Monitor brings you hot new findings in the behavioral sciences plus articles on psychology education and practice -- everything you need to know to stay current in the field and in touch with your colleagues.

MAGAZINE FEATURES:
– Current and past issues the APA Monitor, absolutely free!
– Downloadable issues -- perfect for offline reading.
-- Digital enhancements, including videos, psychological tests and more.
-- A searchable archive of past articles.
All in one app!


Breathe2Relax

Breathe2Relax

Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used in tandem with clinical care directed by a healthcare worker.

Buddhify

Buddhify is the mindfulness app for your modern life.  With over 11 hours of custom meditations for 15 different parts of your day including traveling, being online, taking a work break and going to sleep, buddhify 2 gives you a simple but effective way to bring more mindfulness and calm to your busy day. 

Features:
- 80+ custom guided audio meditation tracks
- Tracks are designed for 14 activities such as sleep, work & difficult emotion
- Tracks range from 5 - 30minutes
- Solo meditation timer
- Check-in system allows you to measure how you’re doing
- Stats showing your usage and progress 

Clinical Scales

Clinical Scales

Access an assortment of psychiatric clinical scales at the touch of a button! This free clinical assessment app from Psychiatric Times serves as a useful reference tool for psychiatrists, physicians, psychologists, allied mental health professionals, and healthcare professionals – at the point of patient care.

The collection of scales currently includes the following:

Depression and Anxiety
•Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)
•Patient Health Questionnaire 9-item (PHQ-9)
•Brief Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-Brief)
•Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-SADS)
•Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item (GAD-7)
•Major Depression Inventory (MDI)
•Hamilton Anxiety Scale (HAM-A)
•Geriatric Depression Scale: Short Form (GDS-S)
•Geriatric Depression Scale: Long Form (GDS-L)

ADHD
•Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Parent Rating Scale (VADPRS)
•Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale (VADTRS)
•Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-V1.1)

Bipolar Disorder
•The Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale (BSDS)

Autism
•The Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT)

General Scales
•Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)
•Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE)
•Clinical Global Impressions Scale (CGI)
•Global Assessment of Function (GAF)

Cognitive Processing Therapy Coach

CPT Coach is for Veterans, Service members, and others with PTSD who are participating in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) with a professional mental healthcare provider. This app contains support materials for a complete course of CPT to help patients manage their treatment, including between session assignments, readings, PTSD symptom monitoring, and mobile versions of CPT worksheets. CPT Coach is not intended to be used as self-help without the guidance of a professional mental healthcare provider. 

CPT Coach was a collaborative effort between the VA’s National Center for PTSD, the VA’s Sierra Pacific (VISN21) MIRECC, and the DoD’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology. Additional thanks go to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.


gradPSYCH

Published four times a year, gradPSYCH is full of engaging features and useful tips, written especially for aspiring and current graduate psychology students. The magazine offers insights on hot new career paths, groundbreaking research, dissertation tips and more.

Headspace

Headspace is meditation made simple. Install today to learn meditation and mindfulness in just 10 minutes a day.

Mindshift

MindShift


MindShift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety. This app includes strategies to deal with everyday anxiety, as well as specific tools to tackle:

• Test Anxiety
• Perfectionism
• Social Anxiety
• Performance Anxiety
• Worry
• Panic
• Conflict


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD Coach mobile app wins FCC award for helping people use technology to manage PTSD symptoms.

The PTSD Coach app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that commonly occur after trauma.


Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Prolonged Exposure (PE) is an evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD that helps you decrease distress about your trauma. PE has been shown to be one of the most effective treatments for PTSD. PE Coach is a mobile application (mobile app) for patients to use with their therapists during PE therapy for PTSD.

PE Coach is a treatment companion that helps you and your therapist work through the PE treatment manual.


Psychological First Aid

Following disasters or emergencies, the PFA Mobile app can assist responders who provide Psychological First Aid (PFA) to adults, families, and children. Materials in PFA Mobile are adapted from the Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (2nd Edition).

Self Esteem & Inner Confidence Meditations
Self-Esteem & Inner Confidence Meditation with Gay Hendricks

The app features meditations from Gay Hendricks, PhD and is a tool to help:  overcome negative conditioning, silence the "inner voices" that fill you with doubt and fear, let go of anger, disappointment, jealousy, and other negative emotions.


Tactical Breather 
  • Introduction Narrative to the Benefits of Tactical Breathing
  • Tutorial on how to use Tactical Breathing
  • Practice Mode to help you learn
  • Settings Page to change voice gender and graphics preferences
  • Excerpt Page provided by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman that displays several chapters from his book

 South Carolina Psychological Association does not endorse any of the above mobile apps. They are merely presented as a resource for our members and are to be used at your own discretion. South Carolina Psychological Association is not responsible for the improper use of these mobile apps.

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