(Disclaimer: Apps cannot replace professional help and support. If you are concerned someone is in danger, reach out for professional help immediately and notify the child’s parent, guardian.)

Be Safe

By MindYourMind, a publicly funded service in Ontario.

Allows you to create a digital safety plan; learn about mental health and addiction resources in Ontario; create a personal ‘get help script’ that helps you find the words to reach out and empower yourself.

Calm Harm

App developed to help with teenage mental health using principles of dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT).

Endorsed by the National Health Service (NHS) in their digital app library.

HealthyMinds App

By the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Problem-solving tool to help youth and young adults deal with emotions and cope with the stresses you encounter both on and off campus.

iOS, Android

Hope by CAMH Suicide Prevention Mobile App


suicide prevention mobile app.

iSMART (Bilingual)

By the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) at the University of Montreal.

Digital tool for helping better understand how you respond to stress and learn how to prevent and cope with stress.

iOS, Android

MindShift (Bilingual)

By Anxiety Disorders Association of British Columbia in collaboration with BC Children’s Hospital.

For coping with anxiety -- breathing exercises, a symptom checker to help rate your current anxiety, and steps to get you through difficult episodes or situations.

mood by mindyourmind

By MindYourMind

Helps track daily mood and sleep patterns.

Feeling Moodie: Mind Fitness

In partnership with the Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC).

Tracks food intake, sleep, physical activity, and self-care; while motivating users to care about their mental and physical health. Designed to complement other mental health services -- users can give permission for professional to view their mental health tracking data.

Daylio App

Makes it easy to track moods and encourage healthy activities

Chaudry, 2016

SAM (Self-Help Anxiety Management)

By researchers at the University of West England.

Helps users with multimedia activities and mini-games. It also includes peer social support.

Stay Alive

Full of information and resources for people struggling with thoughts of suicide. It allows users to find help, identify signs of suicide and resources to understand suicide better. It includes a safety plan and a life box where users can store information and photos that are important to them. Great tool for parents of children with suicidal ideation. (apple and android)

If you feel there is imminent danger ... please call 911 or go to the hospital emergency room