Mental Health and Addiction APPS!

We have come to embrace the age of technology, and thanks to this there are new ways technology can potentially help with support support their mental health. Cellphones, in particular, can be a great tool to spread information and support regarding mental health afflictions. 

Alberta Health Services has compiled a directory of all the Apps that have be developed to help people with specific mental illnesses, such as: 

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Panic Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Eating Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

It also provides Apps related to more general concerns, for example:

  • Stress
  • Anger
  • Educational Tools
  • Weight management  

Many of these Apps can benefit students by providing them with critical information during hard times, when they may not have the time or opportunity to speak to someone face-to-face. If you would like to check out the directory to learn more about these apps out, follow the link provided below!