Helpful Websites & Apps for Students and Parents


Pixel Thoughts- 60-second meditation tool to ease worries and release bothersome thoughts.

Dartmouth Relaxation Downloads- Provides audio files for guided relaxation, meditation, mindfulness and imagery exercises. 

Grounding: Create Personal Calm- Educates and puts into practice the use of grounding techniques during a heated moment. 

Quiet Kit - Provides easy guided meditations and breathing exercises for beginners.

School/ Life Balance Tips- Provides students with tips on balancing and prioritizing the demands of school, work, family and friends.

Half of Us- Information on mental illness and connects students with resources to decrease stigma and encourage healthy dialogue.

Khan Academy- Provides free education on math, science, programming, animation, etc. Backed by: NASA, MIT, and Modern Museum of Art with free academic content. 

Child Mind- Offers information about children’s mental health issues for parents and educators, including a symptom checker for a wide range of disorders and info for military families. 

Know the Signs- Offers an interactive tool for third parties to help recognize the signs of suicidal ideation and helpful phrases for talking to someone about suicide.

Now Matters Now- An online resource that provides support for coping with suicidal thoughts through teaching skills based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Includes videos of personal stories.

Learning and Attention Issues- Provides parents with information about learning and attention issues.

Grief- provides resources and information about coping with grief.

Bullying-  Helpful article for teens on bullying (Thanks Addie and Danielle!)


Insight Timer- App coping skills- free guided meditations and ambient sounds with ability to connect with like-minded meditators.

Smiling Minds- Provides age specific mindfulness programs designed to assist people in dealing with the pressure, stress, and challenges of daily life.

Self-help Anxiety Management- Facilitates self-help for anxiety with resources to build one's own Anxiety Toolkit through an app for iOS and Android.

Pacifica- Offers tools for tracking your mood, health, and thoughts. Pacifica also offers a library of mindful meditations. You can also connect with others within Pacifica's chat groups and discussion communities. 

Headspace- Tools to help manage anxiety. 

Calm- Tools to help manage anxiety and guided meditations. 

Stop, Breathe, Think- Provides short activities to guide people through meditation for mindfulness and compassion

What’s Up App- Offers self-help CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more 

Bullying- A student-led movement to create an inclusive future and stop bullying.