Peer Support App Database

Based on our manuscript, our peer support app review is designed our review aims to provide useful indications of whether a peer support app meets the needs and preferences of service users and peer support specialists.

* Our review doesn’t examine scientific evidence or App Developer claims regarding the effectiveness of an app; rather, we rely on service users and peer support specialists lived experience using the app.

Peer Support Apps

Hey Peers

Hey Peers

A video chat app that allows people to join or start peer support conversations.

WeAreMore: My Support Network

Online peer-to-peer support network for mental health.

What’s App

Chat with friends, family, peers anytime using the What’s App.

Recovery Apps

WRAP

With the WRAP App you can: Develop a wellness toolbox, create a daily maintenance plan, list things that bother you and create an action plan

Self-Care

Insight Timer

The app features guided meditations, music, and talks posted by contributing experts. 

Stop, Breathe, Think

Practice mindful breathing to create space between your thoughts, emotions and reactions.

Sanvello

On-demand help for stress, anxiety, and depression.

Headspace

Meditation and sleep app (now free).

Smiling Mind

Free meditation app

Apps for those who are deaf or hard of hearing

Google Live Transcribe

Real-time transcription of speech and sound to text on your screen, so you can more easily participate in conversations going on in the world around you.

AVA

Live transcription for any conversation 24/7.

RogerVoice

Free captioned cell phone calls.

TapSOS

Non-verbal communication with emergency services.

Sound Alert

Gives you the ability to record your environmental and home sounds to alert you in case of events which are important for you like doorbells, Telephone Ringing, Microwave beeping, Thief Alarm and Intercom.

Signly

Interactive sign language translation of web pages.

Apps for Veterans

The Mindfulness Coach App

The app provides a self-guided training program for mindfulness practice.

Anger and Irritability Management Skills

Provides education, support, and tools to manage and cope with anger.

VetChange

This app is for veterans who are concerned about their drinking and how it relates to PTSD, and provides tools for healthier drinking behavior.

PTSD Coach

Provides education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.

Life Armor

A comprehensive learning and self-management tool to assist members of the military community with common mental health concerns.

Virtual Hope Box

This app contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.

Stay Quit Coach

This app is designed to help individuals quit smoking.

Move! Coach

19-week weight loss program for Veterans, service members, their families, and others who want to lose weight