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Health & Counseling Center

Health Promotion

Mental Health Resources

The following are resources that you may find helpful. Please note that the Health & Counseling Center is unable to endorse any particular resource that is listed or guarantee the accuracy of information provided.

Apps & Websites

Meditation & Relaxation

  • Simply Being - Guided meditation and soothing music or nature sounds (iOS)
  • Insight Timer - Guided meditations and a supportive online community (iOS & Android)
  • Breathe2Relax – Diaphragmatic breathing exercises and information on stress management (iOS & Android)
  • Nature Sounds Relax & Sleep – Relaxing nature sounds (Android)
  • Tactical Breather – training and practice to gain control of your heart rate, emotions, concentration, and other physiological and psychological responses (iOS)
  • Relax Melodies: Sleep Sounds – nature sounds, white noise, guided meditations, and breathing techniques (iOS & Android)
  • Acupressure – self massage and pressure points for relaxation (iOS)
  • Aura - meditations, life coaching, and gratitude journaling (iOS & Android)
  • TAO - mindfulness exercises
  • DU Law Stress Busters - puzzles & games, coloring & origami, and virtual animal therapy resources 


  • Mind Shift – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) tools for anxiety, panic, and worry. (iOS & Android)
  • Anxiety Stop – breathing exercises for anxiety (iOS)
  • PTSD Coach – Tools to manage symptoms associated with trauma(iOS & Android)
  • Panic Relief Free - Guidance through fear, anxiety, and panic attacks (iOS & Android)
  • SAM - Learn to understand and manage anxiety, anonymous participation in an online community (iOS & Android)
  • Rootd – panic attack and anxiety relief (iOS & Android)


  • Happify - Evidence-based exercises and a tracker for emotional well-being (iOS & Android)
  • Mood Kit - Activities to improve and track moods plus a tool to help you check your thoughts (iOS)
  • Smiling Mind – Meditation and mindfulness exercises (iOS & Android)
  • Moody Me Mood Diary – mood tracker and diary (iOS)
  • Penzu – secure journaling (iOS & Android)

Suicide Prevention

  • Virtual Hope Box – coping skills and relaxation techniques (iOS & Android)
  • MY3 – safety planning and support network definition (iOS & Android)
  • A Friend Asks – information, tools, and resources to help a friend (or yourself) who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide (iOS & Android)


  • Self-Esteem Blackboard – articles, affirmations, and audio recordings on self-concept and self-esteem (Android)
  • Gratitude Daily - gratitude skills to help encourage optimism and productivity. (iOS)
  • Nod - app for students to grow and maintain social connections (iOS & Android)
Local & National Resources