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Resources

Our team has curated mobile apps, clinical trials, and books so you know what resources to trust to help with depression.

Mobile Apps

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Moment

Social media can be a necessary component of many people’s lives. However, it doesn’t need to occupy more time than you need and missing…

Talkspace

Talkspace is a mobile app that helps people with mental health issues by matching them with a licensed therapist for virtual counseling. Users can…

Declutter The Mind

Declutter The Mind is an app that offers free guided meditations to help users deal with stress, anxiety, sleep, and more. In…

Headspace

You may have heard of all the benefits of meditation but might not know how to actually do the exercises. The…

Stop, Breathe, & Think

Stop, Breathe, & Think (or SBT) is a free app for managing your feelings and emotions through short activities. Its…

SuperBetter

One way to fight depression is to engage in simple activities to promote healthy habit building. This is the idea behind SuperBetter. The simple tasks in the…

Moodnotes

If you find it hard to explain the symptoms you feel when dealing with depression, learn to verbalize your feelings through Moodnotes. This…

Breathe2Relax

Breathe2Relax is a mobile app that helps people discover breathing techniques to combat stress, depression, anxiety, and…

Calm

The Calm app utilizes scenery and meditation to help induce feelings of calmness and relaxation. The ‘Meditation’ feature…

Happify

Happify is an app that gives you the essential tools and techniques to control your emotions. Whether you’re feeling happy, sad, confused,…

MoodKit

The MoodKit app is a guide that can help you understand the benefits of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and how it can…

Relax Melodies

Sleep should be the most peaceful period in your day. However, if you struggle with insomnia it can make you frustrated,…

Self-help for Anxiety Management (SAM)

The Self-help for Anxiety Management (SAM) app can help you better manage anxiety and depression. This free platform will…

Sanvello

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most useful ways to manage anxiety and depression. Additionally, meditation…

The Sims FreePlay

While many children and adults alike have enjoyed the creative gameplay of The Sims series for years, the Sims FreePlay has also proven to be…

Clinical Trials

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Brain Connectivity in Depression

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is recruiting for a clinical trial that studies how stimulation to a certain…

Mindful Breathing and tDCS for Depression

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute of the University of…

Pilot Study of Annie Text Messaging for Depression Treatment Adherence

The VA Office of Research and Development is hosting a study on antidepressant medications for veterans. The study…

Sleep and Healthy Aging Research for Depression

The University of California, Los Angeles, is conducting a clinical trial that examines the effect of inflammatory…

Set Your Goal: Engaging Go/No-Go Active Learning

Depression and anxiety are the largest contributors to disease and disability, affecting around 300 million people. This research study aims to…

A Family Depression Prevention Program

Depression is a major public health problem affecting over 15 million U.S. adults annually and is especially prevalent in those of parenting age.…

The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression

The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression is a relatively recent book by University of Cambridge professor of psychiatry Edward Bullmore. Featured on CBS “This Morning” and a…

Feeling Good: The New Mood Hypothesis

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy is a book published in 1980 written by distinguished psychiatrist David D. Burns, MD. Burns is largely credited with the popularization of cognitive behavioral…

The Happiness Hypothesis

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom is a thought-provoking book by social psychologist and bestselling author of The Righteous Mind, Jonathan Haidt. A person who has…

Happy: Finding Joy in Every Day and Letting Go of Perfect

Happy: Finding Joy in Every Day and Letting Go of Perfect is a Sunday Times bestseller by Fearne Cotton about strategies for staying positive in an increasingly negative world. Living such…

Reasons to Stay Alive

Reasons to Stay Alive is a book by author Matt Haig specifically about his experience with depression. A Sunday Times number one bestseller and ranking in the top ten charts for 49 weeks, Reasons…

Notes on a Nervous Planet

Notes on a Nervous Planet is a book about living in the modern technological age without getting overwhelmed by the constant stressors and anxieties that can lead to depression. Notes on a Nervous…

The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us

In her book The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us, Emma Mitchell talks about her extensive experience with depression over 25 years, and how she used nature to find solace and gradually improve her…

This Too Will Pass: Anxiety in a Professional World

This Too Will Pass is a book by author Richard Martin detailing his personal journey as depression hit him in the middle of his legal career and how he dealt with it. Many times people with…

Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope

Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope is a widely renowned book by top-rated TED speaker and New York Times best-selling author of Chasing The Scream: The First and Last…

Jog On: How Running Saved My Life

Jog On: How Running Saved My Life is a book by Bella Mackie about her personal struggle with mental health issues and how running helped her to build momentum in her battle against anxiety and…

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