10 Apps to Help with Depression in 2019

10 Apps to Help With Depression

1. 7 Cups — Depression app for connectivity.

Pros:

  • Free mindfulness exercises that are helpful.
  • Provides a listener on the go.
  • Access to online therapists.

Cons:

  • Listeners are volunteers so it may be difficult to get in touch with someone to help

2. Moodpath — Depression and anxiety evaluations.

Pros:

  • Many exercises to choose from.
  • Great database of information about depression and anxiety.
  • Great user interface that makes it very easy to use.

Cons:

  • Requires a premium subscription to get the most out of it.

3. Headspace — Best depression app for mindfulness

Pros:

  • Users claim it has helped them with their sleep and school schedule
  • You can tap a panic button on the Apple Watch during an extremely stressful situation
  • The Headspace app comes with many tools that help you manage stress
  • Headspace will help you with meditation and motivate you for daily activities

Cons:

  • Premium features are a little costly

4. Happify — Depression app for positivity

Pros:

  • Implements science-backed methods to help you be happier.
  • Provides leisure in the form of games to help you de-stress.
  • Boasts a very high success rate in customer satisfaction.

Cons:

  • The utility of this app mainly exists in the premium version.

5. Moodnotes — Depression app for journaling

Pros:

  • Helps you get past “thinking traps”
  • Really good user interface that makes it easy to track your progress.

Cons:

  • Moodnotes is only available on iOS

6. Pacifica — Depression App Toolbox

Pros:

  • Helps you keep track of your mood throughout the day, so you can look back and plan contingencies to prevent the same bad feelings from returning.
  • Has tools that will guide you through meditation and relaxation sessions.
  • Contains a cognitive behavioral therapy tool that helps users manage their depression.
  • Gives users a community to talk to so they will not feel alone in their issues.

Cons:

  • Headspace tries to do too much in one app.

7. SuperBetter — Depression App for Habit Building

Pros:

  • This app uses conditioning to improve personal habits
  • SuperBetter rewards you for your progress, thus incentivizing progress

Cons:

  • The app requires you to hold yourself accountable and remain honest to the system
  • Nothing preventing you from cheating

8. The Sims Freeplay — Depression App Game

Pros:

  • As you play the game, you may find that your depression is minimized and you can enjoy yourself.
  • Fun to play with many goal-oriented aspects to keep you engaged and interested

Cons:

  • Possibility of becoming too involved in the game, which may affect sleep schedule. Be aware of the time as you play.

9. Youper — Anxiety and depression app.

Pros:

  • Conversations with AI feel realistic
  • Organizes information very well
  • Easy to get started and use

Cons:

  • Doesn’t let you select multiple emotions at once

10. Talkspace — Depression App for Therapy

Pros:

  • Talkspace allows easy and quick access to licensed therapists at a very competitive price, and you do not need to make appointments as strictly as you would for an in-person therapy session.
  • A free consultation is provided if you want to make sure you are willing to pay the membership fee.

Cons:

  • A membership fee is required if you want to utilize everything the app has to offer.
  • You may not be getting the same therapist everytime you enter a session.

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