13 apps for bettering your mental health

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line was launched by It isn't an app, exactly, but a web platform and SMS system for volunteers to help people who are in crisis. Someone texts anywhere, anytime, about any type of crisis, and a live, trained specialist responds immediately. Users stay safe and secure, and get information about counseling and other referrals through text.


About Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.

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