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WellTrack

Vanderbilt has arranged for all Vanderbilt students to have free access to WellTrack, an interactive self-help app that provides guided therapy for stress, anxiety and depression, relaxation techniques, secure sharing with a University Counseling Center provider, a daily mood tracker, and a personal progress dashboard. Students may register for the app on the WellTrack website or by downloading the app through the Apple App Store or Google Play (for Android) using your Vanderbilt University ID.

Apps

The below apps can be downloaded to your mobile device to help you prioritize, manage, and implement strategies to enhance your wellbeing. Search for and download the apps on Google Play (for Android) or through the Apple App Store. Some applications may also be accessed using your web browser.

NameDescription AndroidApple
A Friend Asks Offers warning signs of suicidal ideation and tips for getting help for a friend (or yourself) who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide. YesYes
Breathe2RelaxProvides instruction and guidance on breathing for stress management, mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety.YesYes
Apple Health Highlights four categories: Activity, Sleep, Mindfulness, and Nutrition. Health suggests great apps from each category to get you going, and the Today view shows all your stats at a glance to help you stay on track. No Yes
CalmHelps to bring clarity, joy, and peace to your life with guided meditations, sleep stories, breathing programs and relaxing music.YesYes
AnxietyCoachMayo Clinic Anxiety Coach is a comprehensive self-help tool for reducing a wide variety of fears and worries from extreme shyness to obsessions and compulsions. Anxiety Coach helps you make a list of feared activities and then guides you through mastering them one by one. Through this experience you can increase your confidence as you become less fearful and worried.YesYes
Happify A self-guided app that aims to increase positive emotions through exercises and games supported by positive psychology and mindfulness.YesYes
HeadspaceUnique daily guided meditations to help reduce anxiety and stressYesYes
MealboardHelps plan health meals, grocery lists, and recipes based on what you have in the fridge.YesYes
MindShift Designed to help young adults cope with anxiety, including test anxiety, perfectionism, social anxiety, worry, panic, and conflictYesYes
Mood ToolsProvides tools based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to manage depression and low mood YesYes
NudgeHelps you track all of your health habits and syncs with other devices and wearables. YesYes
PacificaProvides instruction on deep breathing, behavioral exercises, identifying cognitive distortions to help cope with anxiety, mood disorders, and stressYesYes
Panic ReliefHelps individuals manage and move through panic attacks using relaxation techniques. YesYes
PTSD CoachFrom the National Center for PTSD, helps individuals learn about and manage symptoms that often occur after a trauma. YesYes
RxmindMePrescription reminder with many different categories of alerts. NoYes
Saying When Helps you cut back or quit drinking by monitoring your blood alcohol level and when and how much you drink. YesYes
WiseDrinkingHelps you cut back or quit drinking by monitoring when and how much you have had too much to drink and by providing guidance around safe drinking.YesYes
WellTrackAn interactive self-help app that provides guided therapy for stress, anxiety and depression, relaxation techniques, secure sharing with a University Counseling Center provider, a daily mood tracker, and a personal progress dashboard. This service is free to students. Students may register for the app on the WellTrack website or by downloading the app using their Vanderbilt University ID.YesYes
Zombies, Run!Zombie-motivated running app. YesYes

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