Counsellor Recommended


Our counsellors at Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness have created a list of online resources (apps & websites) for students. If you have questions about any of the resources, stop by for walk-in counselling.

For sleep


Sleepio is designed to teach you how to overcome poor sleep. Create an account at, download the app, and see improvements in your sleep!  

Sleep Time (Android Only) 

Sleep Time is a sleep cycle alarm clock that uses your phone features and an algorithm to determine your phase of sleep, and then sets off the alarm at the perfect moment. 


Calm is a mindfulness and meditation app that includes guided meditations, breathing programs and Sleep Stories. Download it for iPhone or Android

For relaxation

Relax Lite (iPhone Only)

Relax Lite is a simple and intuitive app to de-stress, with access to guided breathing and meditation exercises that use calming music to promote relaxation. 

Guided Mind

Guided Mind helps you relax through guided through meditations on a variety of topics dealing with the stresses and challenges. Download it for iPhone or Android


Headspace teaches you how to meditate using themed sessions, bite-sized meditations for busy schedules, and SOS exercises in case of sudden meltdowns. 

For mood

Antidepressant Skills Workbook (ASW)

The ASW gives an overview of depression, explains how it can be effectively managed, and gives a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression. 


Mindcheck helps you learn what to look for and self-care resources on the topics of mood & anxiety, stress, alcohol & other drugs, and body image & eating. 

Centre for Clinical Interventions

The Centre for Clinical Interventions includes information and a number of resources related to different problems, including online modules you can complete. 

For anxiety

Anxiety B.C. 

Anxiety B.C. is a collection of information and resources, including how to create an anxiety plan, an ambassador blog, and video library. 

Mindshift (iPhone)

MindShift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety. 

What's up? (iPhone)

The What's up? app features include: common negative thinking patterns and how to overcome them, metaphors, habit tracker, and more.