Online Tools to Practice Mental Health Skills

Develop your mental health toolkit with the free apps and online courses available. 


Mindwise Online Screenings

UHS offers anonymous online screenings through MindWise Innovations. These screenings may help you determine whether seeking professional consultation would benefit you.

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Book a 1-1 Virtual Tour

These 30-minute virtual sessions with UHS staff are designed to assist students in understanding the mental health, wellness, and campus resources available to UC Berkeley students.

Develop Wellness Skills

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

TAO is available to all students and offers an online library of interactive programs to help you learn life skills and tools to manage challenges such as stress and anxiety, imposter syndrome, and grief. (Free)

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Greater Good Magazine Website

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

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Insight Timer

Free app for sleep, anxiety, and stress.

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Self-help app for the mind - manage down anxiety, depression, and loneliness

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This app shares with you a set of wellness skills called the Community Resiliency Model (CRM)®


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Managing Sleep - Refresh Program

This 8-week self-study program can help you get your sleep back on track. This is a program that is meant to be done one unit per week.

Practice Mindfulness

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Provides more general support around mindfulness and meditation. (free for anyone living in Berkeley)

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App for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation

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UCLA Mindfulness Research Center

Meditation focused; available in several languages

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 Website for free guided meditations  

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Oak Meditation

Free app for meditation and breathing


Build your #bewellatCal gameplan

Create a wellness plan for life on campus.

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Self-Care Starter Kit

A guide into the journey that goes into developing the tools of self-care.

Tool Spotlight: Headspace App for Berkeley Residents

Using the Headspace App

The Headspace app is free to residents of the City of Berkeley.

Sign up to access meditations, sleep sounds, and movement exercises designed to help you care for your mind — all free for new Headspace members.*

*Membership covered by the City of Berkeley for residents.