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Digital Health & Wellness Resources

This online guide to digital health and wellness resources is meant to provide the University of Oregon community with information about on-campus resources, mobile health (mHealth) apps, and strategies to evaluate mHealth apps.

Kaiser Permanente Meditations for Emotional Wellness

A Filipinx woman with a filtering face mask sits outside a cafe and writes in a notebook. She is wearing headphones and in front of a window, with potted plants all around.Kaiser Permanente curated a collection of free audio mediations for emotional wellness. Through guided imagery and affirmations, these meditations that can help you access your body's natural tendency to repair and heal.

The meditations are copyrighted materials from Health Journeys, a multimedia publishing company that specializes in self-help audio recordings of guided experiences such as meditation, imagery, and relaxation.

Listen to a free audio meditation today!

Image Attribution: Created by Justin Katigbak (Free to use under the Disabled and Here project CC-BY)

Key Features:

  • Anger and Forgiveness: Designed to help you manage anger, teaching you affirmations that can heal resentment and set the stage for forgiveness

  • Coping with Grief: Can help you cope with grief, teaching you affirmations that can make you feel stronger — even as you work through painful emotions

  • Panic Attacks and Anxiety: Guide you through counting breaths, reciting a mantra, and doing a body scan to help you deal with panic attacks and anxiety

  • Boost your Confidence: Designed to help boost your self-confidence, teaching you affirmations to increase resilience, creativity, and performance

  • Help with Stress: Designed to help you reduce stress, teaching you positive affirmations that achieve a state of calm

UCLA Mindful

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Developed by the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC), UCLA Mindful is a free easy-to-use app that allows you to practice mindfulness meditation anywhere, anytime with guided meditations recorded by UCLA MARC's Director of Mindfulness Education, Diana Winston. Scientific research shows mindfulness can help manage stress-related physical conditions, reduce anxiety and depression, cultivate positive emotions, and help improve overall physical health and well-being.

Disclaimer: These meditations are for educational purposes and are not clinical treatments.

Download UCLA Mindful for free on your iOS or Android device today!

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Key Features:

  • Basic Meditations for getting started, in both English and Spanish

    • Note: There are additional guided meditations in other languages such as Russian, Mandarin, and Farsi available on the UCLA MARC's website

  • Wellness Meditations for people suffering from challenging health conditions

  • Informative videos exploring how to get started, supportive meditation postures, and the science of mindfulness

  • Weekly podcasts from UCLA's Hammer Museum - a 30 minute meditation on different themes you can search for and bookmark

  • A timer to meditate on your own

One Mind PsyberGuide

One Mind PsyberGuide logoOne Mind PsyberGuide is a nonprofit project that aims to help people to use technology to live a mentally healthier life by providing a database of apps and digital health resources that are evaluated by experts in the field.

 

The projects aims to improve access to mental health resources to those who lack access to traditional support, and to help people explore how technology can be used to improve wellbeing.

Check out the resources available in this project!

Key Features:

  • Features a list of apps and digital health resources related to a specified condition or treatment type

  • Offers insight into the app selection process and scoring details based on an app's credibility, user experience, and transparency of privacy practices

MindShift CBT - Anxiety Relief

Mindshift CBT - Anxiety Relief app icon

 

Reviewed by the ADAA, MindShift CBT - Anxiety Relief is a free evidence-based anxiety management app that uses scientifically proven strategies based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) tools, you can learn more about anxiety, practice cognitive behavioral therapy, and reduce the amount of worry, panic, social anxiety, and discomfort from phobias that you experience.

Download MindShift CBT - Anxiety Relief for free on your iOS or Android device today!

 

 

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Key Features:

  • Clean, welcoming, and user-friendly intuitive design

  • Evidence-based strategies and tools based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) designed for anxiety relief and self-management

  • Daily check-in to keep track of your anxiety level and mood

  • Easy to follow guides on learning about anxiety

  • Facts and tips to overcome general worry, social anxiety, perfectionism, panic attack, and phobias

  • Goal setting tools to keep you accountable

  • Coping cards and statements to help you ride out your anxiety (and the ability to add your own!)

  • Guided relaxation and mindfulness meditations to ground you and give relief

  • Belief experiments to challenge the beliefs that fuel anxiety

  • Tips and tricks for incorporating healthy habits into your life and minimizing anxiety naturally

  • Sharing and data exporting (if you choose) to streamline sessions with your counselor, therapist, or psychologist

CBT Thought Diary

CBT Thought Diary app iconReviewed by the ADAA, CBT Thought Diary is an app that can be used a mood journal to help you evaluate, understand, and change your thoughts and feelings. Be using this application, you can work to identify your emotions, analyze how and why you're feeling this way, challenge negative beliefs, change your thinking patterns for future situations, and practice gratitude with proven & effective techniques.

The CBT Thought Diary may be used alone, or in combination with the MindShift CBT - Anxiety Relief app or in-person therapy.

Download CBT Thought Journal for free on your iOS or Android device today!

 

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Key Features:

  • Moods: Check in with your moods and track them over time

  • Cognitive Distortions: Identify common negative thinking patterns in your thoughts

  • Analyze Thoughts: Challenge and reframe your thoughts to increase your happiness and well-being

PTSD Coach

PTSD Coach app iconCreated by VA’s National Center for PTSD and DoD’s National Center for Telehealth & Technology, PTSD Coach was designed for those who have, or may have, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This app provides you with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help you manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.

This app can be used by people who are in treatment as well as those who are not.

Download PTSD Coach for free on your iOS or Android device today!

 

 

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Key Features:

  • Educational topics about PTSD

  • Information and resources about professional care and support

  • Variety of tools and self-help strategies to help manage stress

  • Customization of tools based on your preferences and can integrate your own contacts, photos, and music

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