Mental health and wellness tools  

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Self-care tools, tips, and activities

Take a moment. Take a breath. Take time for self-care. Explore our broad range of self-care resources — including apps, audio activities, articles, and more — designed to help you thrive in mind, body, and spirit.

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Digital apps for a healthy state of mind

Try Calm and myStrength at no cost. These apps, which are recommended by Kaiser Permanente clinicians, help with sleep, stress, anxiety, and more.

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Navigating life's changes and challenges

Life’s normal ups and downs can throw you off-kilter — but simple emotional self-care strategies and healthy habits can help you through them.



Simple ways to be kind to your mind

Small acts of self-care can have a big impact — these wellness tools and practices can help you wind down, find calm, and feel better.



More healthy steps you can take now

Classes and support groups

Connecting with others who share similar experiences can be incredibly powerful. Our classes and support groups are taught by trained instructors, designed to help you strengthen relationships, change unhealthy behaviors, cope with stress, and more. Classes vary by location, and some classes may require a fee.

Learn more about classes and support groups

Healthy lifestyle programs

Get personalized advice, encouragement, and support to reach your health goals — entirely online at no cost to Kaiser Permanente members. In these programs, we’ll recommend some simple activities for your daily or weekly routine that can help you:

  • Keep stress in check
  • Boost your mood
  • Sleep better
  • Improve eating, exercise, and social habits affected by your mental health 

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Online self-assessments

Take an assessment and share the results with your doctor.
We offer self-assessments for:


Alcohol use

Stress level


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Interactive mental health guidance

Watch these brief videos to learn when isolation or anxiety might be a sign of something more urgent.



Wellness Coaching by Phone

Making healthy lifestyle changes can have big mental health benefits. A wellness coach can help you get started, overcome obstacles, and achieve your goals — including reducing stress, quitting smoking, and more.

Learn more about Wellness Coaching by Phone

Connect to care

Contact us to discuss your treatment options. You don’t need a referral to access mental health services.[1]

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Additional resources related to COVID-19

In addition to the many resources available from Kaiser Permanente to support your mental health and overall wellness, you can get a range of COVID-19 support online from other mental health organizations:

Mental Health America

Child Mind Institute

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The Jed Foundation

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Active Minds

For general information about COVID-19:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention