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Mindshift

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

For young adults to help them cope with anxiety. It is a portable coach that guides users through challenging situations. Designed in collaboration with Anxiety Canada. Teaches active steps for take charge of anxiety and how to respond to it. Also provides tools to improve sleep quality, dealing with perfectionism, and handling conflict.

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Smiling Mind

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

Was created by educators and psychologists with an aim to bring balance. A total of 72 modules and 242 sessions categorized by age that can be used for anxiety and stress relief. For adults too.

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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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Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Tags: Technology, App, Mental Well-Being

Teaches kids how to calm down and solve everyday challenges. Children play with a Sesame Street monster. Parents can use the app for tools for managing their child’s anxieties or anger.

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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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