Fall 2020 Update

Fall 2020 Update: Wright State University’s Dayton and Lake Campuses plan to return to teaching for 2020 Fall Semester on August 24 with a dynamic and flexible mixture of in-person and remote courses. Read more about our Right Here. Wright State. This Fall. plan.

Counseling and Wellness

Self Help Apps

Counseling and Wellness Services maintains a list of apps as a service to the community. We have included apps that may be helpful in developing and maintaining your wellness. However, CWS does not endorse all of the information provided by the apps and cannot guarantee the reliability and functionality of the included links. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.

Coping Strategies

  • Breathe2Relax: Instruction and coaching for diaphragmatic breathing. Free for Android and iOS
  • Calm Harm: Provides tasks to help with resisting the urge to engage in self-harm. Free for Android and iOS.
  • Self-help for Anxiety Management: Information about anxiety, relaxation and coping exercises and a tracker for symptoms of anxiety. Free for Android and iOS
  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Allows you to check in with your emotions and recommends short guided meditations, yoga and acupressure videos based on your current feelings. Free for Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases for subscription to additional features.
  • Stress Less Cards: Fifty exercises for coping with stress and anxiety. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchase for full version.
  • Virtual Hope Box: Contains simple tools to help with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. Free for Android and iOS.

Management and Tracking for Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, and Depression

  • Daylio: Allows you to track your moods and activities and keeps statistics that will help you identify patterns. Free for Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases for additional features.
  • eMoods: Designed for people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, a tracker for mood and other symptoms, sleep, use of medications and therapy sessions. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases.
  • MoodTools: Designed for people diagnosed with depression, provides education on depression, safety planning, meditations and a thought journal. Free for Androidand iOS
  • MyMoodTracker: Tracker for mood, emotions, sleep, use of medications, exercise, stress and other data. 9.99 on iOS
  • Self-help for Anxiety Management: Information about anxiety, relaxation and coping exercises and a tracker for symptoms of anxiety. Free for Android and iOS

Meditation and Mindfulness

  • Calm: Offers guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases for ongoing subscription.
  • Headspace: Offers a variety of mindfulness meditation exercises and courses, including a free basics course in the essentials of meditation and mindfulness. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases for ongoing subscription.
  • Insight Timer: Guided meditations and talks led by the world's top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers. Free for Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases for additional features.
  • The Mindfulness App: Offers guided meditations, reminders to engage in mindfulness and aids for non-guided meditation. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases.
  • Mindfulness Bell: Reminders throughout the day. Free to try on Android and for iOS. Offers in app purchases.
  • Mindfulness Coach: Provides a gradual, self-guided mindfulness training program and a library of information about mindfulness. Free for Android and iOS.
  • Oak – Meditation & Breathing: Breathing exercises and both guided and unguided meditation sessions. Free on iOS. Offers in app purchase for additional features.

Organization and Time Management

  • Evernote: Organization tool for files and notes. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases.
  • StayOnTask: Random alarm reminds user to remain on task. Free for Android

Relaxation and Sleep

  • Breathe2Relax: Instruction and coaching for diaphragmatic breathing. Free for Android and iOS
  • Calm: Offers guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases for ongoing subscription.
  • Relax and Rest: Three guided mediatations with optional music and nature sounds. 1.99 for Android and 1.99 for iOS
  • Relax Melodies: Ambient sounds can be combined to create a unique mix for relaxation or sleep. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases.
  • Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock: Analyzes sleep, wakes you during the lightest phase in the sleep cycle. Free to try on Android and iOS. Offers in app purchases.

Safety and Sexual Assault Recovery

  • Calm Harm: Provides tasks to help with resisting the urge to engage in self-harm. Free for Android and iOS.
  • Circleof6: Provides options to make an immediate connection with support when in an unsafe situation. Free for iOS
  • DoD Safe Helpline: For sexual assault survivors to easily access resources and develop/keep a self-care plan. Free for Android and iOS
  • notOK: Press one button to notify up to five pre-selected people when you need help. The app will send the message "Hey, I'm not OK! Please call, text, or come find me” along with your location. Free for Android and iOS.