Teen Mental Tool Box

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  • The apps listed below are great mental health tools but are not substitutes for treatment. Please talk to a trusted adult and seek professional treatment if you are experiencing signs of a mental health condition.
  • If you are having thoughts of suicide or are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK or call 911. See our Suicide Prevention page for more resources.


Mental Health and Support Apps

If you are looking for more information or wish to download a certain app, click on the app image.

my3Suicide Prevention Tools Optimism
Screen Shot 2015-12-01 at 6.01.52 AM Mood Tracking App
samApp for Managing Anxiety
MedisafemedisafeHealth Management App Joyable
joyableTools for Social Anxiety
Recovery Record
recovery recordJournaling App for Eating Disorders



Even if you’re not currently in need of a helpline, please add the following numbers to your phone contact list for future reference

Crisis Text Line

Text START to 741-741

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Phone: 1 (800) 273-8255 → 24/7
TTY: dial 1(800)799-4899 → 24/7

Teen Line

Phone: 310-855-4673 → 6pm – 10 pm PST
Text TEEN to 839863 → 6pm – 10 pm PST

The Trevor Project – LGBTQ Hotline

Number: 866-488-7386 → 24/7
Text Trevor to 202-304-1200 → Fridays (4:00 pm – 8:00 pm ET)

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

Number: 866-331-9474 → 24/7
Text LOVEIS to 22522 → 24/7