Samaritans Self-Help app

Date: 13th May 2020

From muscle relaxation to breathing and written exercises, the app offers people a range of techniques for coping with difficult feelings, as well as suggestions for non-screen activities that people can build into their daily lives to help themselves cope.

The app features a mood tracker that allows people to record how they feel and recommends evidence-based coping techniques based on how you are feeling. It also offers as activities that others have found useful when experiencing similar feelings and a way to track activities which you have found beneficial. Finally, it helps you to create a safety plan for how you can keep yourself safe during a crisis.