App Corner

Mental Health/Wellness


Bite sized meditation sessions for busy minds. Helps reduce daily stress, perceived stress and sleep.

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SAM helps to manage and understand anxiety. The app has been developed in collaboration with a research team from UWE, Bristol and it uses self-help methods to recognise anxiety and deal with it successfully.

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Explore Mindfulness techniques and helps to break bad habits. Uses meditation for sleep and stress reduction. Calm is the perfect meditation app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced meditators and gurus.

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Stay Alive

A suicide prevention App that helps people stay safe in a crisis, offering helpful information and resources. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

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Elefriends (Mind)

A supportive online community created by the charity Mind. Connect with others, share your stories and make friends.

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1 Minute Desk Exercises

This app reminds the user every day to do exercises whilst at work. Over 45 1 minute exercises that can be done at work.

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Thriv Saving Goals

Personal money piggy bank that helps you save for significant events or items.

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The Thalidomide Trust cannot recommend any of these apps and takes no responsibility in people’s decision to download them.