Self Care

What is self-care?

Self-Care is any intentional actions you take to care for your physical, mental, and emotional health.

Apps

Breathe2Relax

  • This app is a stress management tool, which will help you learn how to perform and use diaphragmatic breathing techniques for stress control. It also provides you with education about the biology of stress, the effects of stress on the body, how to do diaphragmatic breathing, and the biology of breathing.

Calm

  • Calm is an app that produces meditation products, including guided meditations, a book, narrated Sleep Stories, and health and meditation videos. Their primary product is the meditation app, available on iPhone and Android devices.

MoodTools

  • MoodTools is a free self-help app targeting depression. It provides psychoeducation about risk factors and psychosocial approaches to treatment, a depression symptom questionnaire, a thought diary, a suicide safety plan, and videos such as meditation guides.

myStrength: follow link to register 

  • Amidst the stress of the current coronavirus crisis, the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare is offering the application myStrength.  myStrength is a self-help resource that is available 24/7, is private and confidential, and provides information and inspiration on a multiple topics. myStrength offers content and resources on including Coping Skills During COVID-19, stress management, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, chronic pain, sleep disturbance issues, and more. 

Articles

How to do Self-Care

Stress