Positive Penguins

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

Created to help children identify and understand their own feelings. Children use pictures to identify emotions and express them via talking or typing. Helps children reframe anxiety and become more resilient.

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Calm Counter Social Story & Anger Management Tool

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

The app helps children calm down. It opens with a face that is upset, and with each tap of the screen, the face becomes calmer. Children count backwards from ten and manage their feelings with or without a parent.

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Thrive for Alexa from Thrive Global

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

Excellent alternative for parents who want to utilize mindfulness apps for kids, but don’t want to give them access to a smartphone. Children can ask Alexa for meditations throughout the day, Alexa can guide them through a calming morning, or into rest at night.

https://www.amazon.com/Thrive-Global/dp/B01MYNPU4S

Mindfulness for Children

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

Has breathing and visualization exercises. These exercises can be applied to school, during sports, or anytime a child is feeling anxious or overwhelmed.

https://annakaharris.com/mindfulness-for-children/

HelloMind

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

An app to help change negative thought patterns. Children can choose treatments based on whatever is bothering them ex. low self-esteem, needing courage, or being afraid to stick up for one’s self

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Daniel Tiger’s Grr-ific Feelings

Tags: Technology, Activity, App, Mental Well-Being

Teaches children how to calm down when angry, celebrate proud moments, and relax with music and activities.

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ADHD Trainer

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

For Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Helps with focus and memory concepts

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Kids Help Phone

Tags: Mental Well-Being

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.

https://www.kidshelpphone.ca, available by phone, text, live chat.

What’s Up?

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

What’s Up? is a fantastic free app utilizing some of the best CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more! With a beautiful, modern design, simple heading and easy-to-follow methods, you can get to what helps you the most in seconds!

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Calm

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

Calm is the perfect mindfulness app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users. Sleep Stories are bedtime stories that are guaranteed to lull you into a deep and restful slumber. Calm has 100+ exclusive Sleep Stories for adults and children alike, featuring well-known talent such as Stephen Fry, Matthew McConaughey, Leona Lewis, and Jerome Flynn. Drift off to dreamland and wake up refreshed.

https://www.calm.com/