Are there free mental health and wellness apps available to LA County residents?
- Headspace, an app that offers users a collection of mindfulness and meditation resources, has partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to provide support and resources during this challenging time. Through 2020, users currently located in Los Angeles can sign up for their services for free and access to hundreds of science-backed guided meditations in English and Spanish, as well as movement and sleep exercises to help manage stress, fear and anxiety related to COVID-19. Sign up for Headspace here.
You may also find other resources for mental health and wellness compiled here:
- NBC Los Angeles compiled mental health apps to help cope with COVID-19.
- For persons outside of the U.S., you may find these mental health apps helpful according to Independent UK.
- Psycom features 25 of the best mental health apps to try if you cannot afford to go to therapy.