Self-care apps for your everyday life

Everyone needs support for total health — mind, body, and spirit. These wellness apps can help you navigate life’s challenges, and make small changes to improve your sleep, mood, relationships, and more. It’s self-care made easy, designed to help you live well and thrive.
Explore apps that can benefit anyone — as self-guided self-care or complements to clinical support. They’re not intended to replace treatment or advice, but they can help you build resilience, set goals, and take meaningful steps toward becoming a healthier, happier you.

If you believe you have an emergency medical condition, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. For the complete definition of an emergency medical condition, please refer to your Evidence of Coverage or other coverage documents.

Some members may not currently have access to Calm, Headspace Care, or myStrength. See the disclaimer section below for details.

Calm app open on a phone



The number one app for sleep and meditation* — designed to help lower stress, anxiety, and more.

  • More than 100 guided meditations
  • Sleep Stories for deeper, more restful sleep
  • Exclusive music tracks for focus, relaxation, and sleep
Phone with Headspace Care app screenshot


Headspace Care (formerly called Ginger)

Text one-on-one with an emotional support coach anytime, anywhere. Support is just a text message away. 

  • 24/7 text-based emotional support coaching
  • Discuss goals, share challenges, and create an action plan with your coach
  • Self-care resources recommended for your needs
myStrength app open on a phone


myStrength (available for download until July 31, 2024)

Build a personalized plan to strengthen your emotional health whenever, wherever you need to. 

  • A personalized support plan
  • Tools to manage stress, depression, sleep, and more
  • Hundreds of activities, articles, and videos 

*Calm is the number one app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation. Learn more at

The apps and services described above are not covered under your health plan benefits, are not a Medicare-covered benefit, and are not subject to the terms set forth in your Evidence of Coverage or other plan documents. The apps and services may be discontinued at any time.

The apps and services are neither offered nor guaranteed under contract with the FEHB Program, but are made available to enrollees and family members who become members of Kaiser Permanente. 

Calm and myStrength can be used by members 13 and over. The Headspace Care app and services are not available to any members under 18 years old. 

Some individuals who receive health care services from Kaiser Permanente through state Medicaid programs are not eligible for the Headspace Care app and services. The Headspace Care app and services are not available to anyone enrolled in a Fee-for-Service Medicaid program.

Eligible Kaiser Permanente members can text with a coach using the Headspace Care app for 90 days per year. After the 90 days, members can continue to access the other services available on the Headspace Care app for the remainder of the year at no cost.

Calm, Headspace Care, and myStrength are not available to Kaiser Permanente Dental-only members.