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Behavioral Health Resources and Apps

Posted: April 6, 2021

Now, as always, WEA Trust is committed to helping you stay healthy. We realize that especially this last year, it is important to prioritize our mental health and wellbeing. During uncertain and stressful times, we encourage our members to remain in contact with their behavioral health providers as well learn about other behavioral health resources that might work for you and your needs. Keep reading for our WEA Trust recommended behavioral health apps and other resources.

App

Condition

Ages

Description

Cost

Rating 

(Out of 5)


Virtual Hope Box

Overall Mental Wellness and coping

All ages

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.

Free

App Store: 4.0 rating

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff


Mindshift App

Anxiety

All ages

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.

Free

App Store: 4.4 rating

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

 


Mood Tools

Depression

Ages 12 and up

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.

 


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

 

App Store: 4.8 rating

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

 


Recovery Record

Eating Disorders

Ages 12 and up

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

 

Free

App Store: 4.9 rating

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

 


Brighter Bite

Eating Disorder Recovery

Ages 12 and up

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.

 

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

App Store: 4.7 rating

 

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 5 stars by our staff

 


GG OCD

OCD and Anxiety

All Ages

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.

 


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

 

App Store: 4.6 rating

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

 


I Am Sober

Alcoholic and Other Drug Abuse

Ages 12 and up

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.

 


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

 

App Store: 4.9 rating

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 4 stars by our staff

 


24 Hours A Day

Alcoholism

All Ages

Daily meditations for recovery used by members of AA. Offers thoughts, prayers and meditation to those people working through alcoholism.

Free

App Store: 4.9 rating

 

WEA Trust Rating: Rated 3 stars by our staff

 

 

You can find all of these apps in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. 

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/

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