Health Tradition’s priority is to help you stay healthy. It is important to prioritize your mental health during these challenging times. Below are our recommendations on behavioral health apps and other useful resources. The app recommendations detail the following information:

  • Mobile app name
  • The condition it is intended to serve
  • Target age group
  • App description
  • Cost
  • Rating (Out of 5)

Virtual Hope Box

Condition: Overall Mental Wellness and coping
Target Age Group: All ages
Description: This app offers simple tools for coping, relaxation, distraction and positive thinking.  It can be personalized to what is important to you, allowing you to add family photos, memories, or journal thoughts. This also can be shared with therapists.

Cost: Free

Ratings

App Store: 4.0 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

Mindshift App

Condition: Anxiety
Target Age Group: All ages
Description: Reduce worry, stress and anxiety by using various strategies such as journaling, self-challenges to deal with fears, mindfulness techniques, goal setting and tracking. Offers a “Get Help Now” button which directs you to tools you can use to ease panic and anxiety. Offers teaching and education.  Can be shared with a family, friends or your therapist.

Cost: Free

Ratings 

App Store: 4.4 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

Mood Tools

Condition: Depression
Target Age Groups: Ages 12 and up
Description: Offers depression assessments, tools to understand and redirect thoughts to healthy choices such as meditation, TED talks and soothing sounds.  You can also journal your thoughts. This app allows you to build a safety plan. The app includes educational pieces about depression and how your brain works.

Cost: Free App with the ability to upgrade for 4.99/month or 29.99/year for password protection, cloud sync and export abilities. 

Ratings

App Store: 4.8 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

Recovery Record

Condition: Eating Disorders
Target Age Group: Ages 12 and up
Description: Keep a record of meals with meal plans, logging and pictures. Record thoughts and feelings. Learn coping strategies and set goals.  Obtain affirmations and motivation. Ability to share information with your therapist

Cost: Free

Ratings

App Store: 4.9 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

Brighter Bite 

Condition: Eating Disorder Recovery
Target Age Groups: Ages 12 and up
Description: Acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectical behavior therapy techniques. Offers a coping chat with therapeutic techniques to deal with stress, track meals and behaviors, journal thoughts and mood, helps you determine root cause of thoughts and offers redirection to healthy choices.

Cost: Free with ability to upgrade $4.99/month for password protection

Ratings

App Store: 4.7 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 5 stars by our staff

GG OCD

Condition: OCD and Anxiety
Target Age Group: All Ages
Description: Cognitive behavior therapy techniques, backed by the International OCD Foundation allowing you to increase awareness of unhelpful thinking habits, identify and challenge those thoughts, increase access to helpful thinking, reduce anxiety and make positive affirmations. More than 40 different levels of topics to engage in positive self-reflection, offers self-tests.  Can be shared with your therapists.

Cost: Free for 15 levels, can upgrade to all 40 levels for $11.99/month or $59.99/year 

Ratings

App Store: 4.6 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

I Am Sober

Condition: Alcoholic and Other Drug Abuse
Target Age Group: Ages 12 and up
Description: This app offers a sober tracker, pledges/challenges and logging, provides affirmations, and helps to identify your triggers. This app helps you determine the uncomfortable feelings of being sober, changes in sleep patterns, relationships and connect you with others who have similar stories. The app provides the option to share your story with others in the community of app users or just keep it for yourself.  You can also track your milestones. 

Cost: Free with the ability to Sober Plus $4.99/month for password protections 

Ratings

App Store: 4.9 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff


24 Hours A Day

Condition: Alcoholism
Target Age Group: All Ages
Description: Daily meditations for recovery used by members of AA.  Offers thoughts, prayers and meditation to those people working through alcoholism.

Cost: Free

Ratings

App Store: 4.9 rating 
HT Rating: Rated 3 stars by our staff 

Additional Resources for Behavioral Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness https://namiwisconsin.org/
Rise https://risewisconsin.org/
Wisconsin Department of Health Services https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/dph/index.htm

Additional Resources for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous https://www.aa.org/
Narcotic Anonymous https://wisconsinna.org/
Al-Anon/Al-Ateen https://www.area61afg.org/find-a-meeting/