Resources and Mobile Applications

Infographics

  • Depression in Women

    A downloadable resource for patients and families that describes the warning signs, related mental health conditions and factors that contribute to women's risk of depression.

  • Depression in Men

    A downloadable resource for patients and families that describes rates of depression, unique symptoms and related mental health conditions in men.

Treatment Resources

A resource for patients and families that describes the warning signs, related mental health conditions and factors that contribute to women's risk of depression.

Mobile Applications

  • ACT Coach

    Designed for service members, veterans and others to use along with face-to-face treatment with a mental health provider in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

  • Breathe2Relax

    A portable stress management tool. Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.

  • LifeArmor

    Touch-screen technology allows the user to browse information on 17 topics, including sleep, depression, relationship issues, and post-traumatic stress. Brief self-assessments help the user measure and track symptoms, and tools are available to assist with managing specific problems.

  • Mindfulness Coach

    This app was developed to help Veterans, Service members, and others learn how to practice mindfulness. It offers exercises, information, and a tracking log so that you can optimize your practice.

  • Mood Coach

    Mood Coach is an app for Veterans, Service members, and others to learn and practice Behavioral Activation. This app is designed to help you boost your mood through participation in positive activities. You can make a plan with positive activities and track your progress.

  • Moving Forward

    Features problem-solving therapy (PST) tools designed to teach skills for overcoming life problems. PST is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatment for depression and other distress.

  • Positive Activity Jackpot

    This app employs a professional behavioral health therapy called pleasant event scheduling (PES), which is used to overcome depression and build resilience. This app features augmented reality technology to help users find nearby enjoyable activities and makes activity suggestions with local options and the ability to invite friends.

  • Provider Resilience

    Gives health care providers tools to guard against burnout and compassion fatigue as they help service members, veterans, and their families.

  • Virtual Hope Box

    A smartphone application designed for use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. The Virtual Hope Box contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.

  • PTSD App

    PTSD Coach was designed for those who have, or may have, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This app provides you with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help you manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.