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Top 8 Apps for Children and Young People

8 Apps to help your child think straight and help them feel great! As recommended by Alliance Psychological Services, a leading provider in children and young people’s mental health support.

Younger Children

Smiling Minds

This App is called Smiling Minds. Its available on Apple and Android. This app is perfect to help with Anxiety it has lots of different meditations and mindfulness that are aimed at primary school aged children. It is also brilliant for parents and carers so if you’re also been feeling a touch of Anxiety try Smiling Minds. 


This app is called Rootd. Its available on Apple and Android. This app is perfect to help young children who maybe feeling anxious or panicked. It offers mindfulness, an emergency button to call love ones and in app lessons. This app also tracks your progress to see how far you have come.

3 Good Things

This app is called 3 Good Things. This app is available on Apple. This app helps children who are feeling low in their mood. Their motto is In just 5 minutes a day, increase your happiness and rewire you brain to focus on the positive.

Breathe Think Do

This app is called Breathe Think Do. This app is available on Apple and Android. This app is perfect for younger children. Its very interactive and helps them understand and recognise their emotions. It guides them through on how to make themselves feel better. So if your younger child is struggling with their emotions try Breathe Think Do.

Teenagers with Low Mood


Your Mental Health Companion’ Enables children to keep a daily mood journal allowing them to reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences and triggers whilst also providing self-help audio and exercises.


A fantastic app for sleep, meditation and relaxation and also it provides many mindfulness topics to help with both depression and anxiety.

Teenagers with Anxiety

Think Ninja

Aimed at children aged 10-18, this app is built on child-friendly Cognitive Behavioural Techniques and provides skills to help deal with daily life stresses, anxieties and low mood. All features of the app are now free to use for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis and it provides content around worries your child may have around the virus.


Allows your child to create their own ‘Anxiety Toolkit’ of resources to use to manage their anxiety whilst also providing relaxation techniques and educational information around anxiety in general

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