Feel Calm. Feel Connected. Feel Confident.

Feel better.

Say hello to Lucero: a wellness companion for tweens, teens, and families. With a sprinkle of game-based fun, Lucero is here to help you learn new ways to feel more connected and have more good times.

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Everything in Lucero has been co-created with youth, for youth. Bringing a playful twist to mental health support.


Make Lucero your daily companion, offering support amidst life’s challenges – whether it’s navigating school, family, or friendships.

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Experience personalized, round-the-clock access to therapist-backed tools tailored to your needs.

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An all-in-one guide for your
mental wellness journey

Learn evidence-based skills you can use today, set your personal mission and track your progress, and find support from those who matter most to you

An all-in-one guide for your mental wellness journey

Learn evidence-based skills you can use today, set your personal mission and track your progress, and find support from those who matter most to you

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Every day begins with an introspective Energy Check, where we tune into your emotional state to tailor your experience.

At Lucero, we’re like a helpful friend on your journey. We’ll show you fun things to do and helpful tools that match how you’re feeling. Whether you want to reflect, have fun, or anything else, we’re here to help you feel better and more confident every step of the way!

Spark is a pocket-sized powerhouse for managing your emotions anytime, anywhere.

Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or simply in need of a mood boost, this intuitive tool is your go-to companion. With quick and effective exercises, breathing techniques, and calming strategies, Lucero equips you with the tools you need to navigate life’s ups and downs with ease.

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Lucero’s Daily Care Plan is your customized roadmap to feeling better.

With tailored activities spanning from mindfulness exercises to mood-boosting tasks, Lucero guides you through a curated journey designed to boost your mood and elevate your overall wellness.

Journey through an entire world designed to help you better understand who you are, what you care about, and map your dreams for your future.

Log your thoughts to create a visual journal you can turn to when life gets overwhelming.

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Visit your Log, a comprehensive progress tracker for managing your mental well-being journey.

Monitor various aspects including mood, sleep, activity, and screen time effortlessly. Set personal missions, track progress, and celebrate victories as you work towards your goals. With Lucero’s support, take on new challenges and witness daily progress towards a healthier, happier you.

Your Crew is where your digital mental health journey meets your IRL experience.

Who are those people in your life that matter most? Is it a friend, family member, mentor? This is a safe place for you to connect and cheer each other on through life’s ups and downs. Celebrate the good days and support each other on the tough days.

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The Lucero SOS page is here to remind you that it’s ok to not be ok. There are people who care about you.

When life becomes too much to manage, reach out to connect with people who are here to help. If you are upset, you won’t feel this way forever. Your life matters. You are loved.

Privacy Matters, and Your Data is Safe With Us

Always Confidential

At Lucero, your privacy is our priority. We are dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and security of your personal information.

Explore with Confidence

Lucero has been developed to keep kids safe and where appropriate provide the best level of support and care.

Safety First

This app has been developed to be COPPA-Certified. COPPA is a regulation that helps keep you and your data safe while online.

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Explore More About Lucero

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Your child’s well-being is our top priority. Learn alongside your youth and support them every step of the way.

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Health Systems/Providers

Lucero offers an engaging, accessible way to expand youth mental health services and enhance patient outcomes.

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Health Plans

Deliver comprehensive, evidence-driven care that spans from prevention, to measurement, to triage capabilities.

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School & Agencies

Provide cross-population access to preventable tools that are available 24/7. When kids need it most.

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Government & Municipal

Lucero collaborates with governments and municipalities to make their evidence-based mental health services more accessible for young people.

Evidence-based self care made fun

Our content is a collaborative effort, shaped and approved by a dynamic team of both youth and clinical therapists.

Meet the Experts


"Lucero is an amazing app which provides a safe environment for young people to be themselves! I am so grateful to be a part of Lucero and to be part of an app that can have such an impact on people's lives!"



"I love that the Lucero app encourages kids to be emotionally intelligent and equip them to better handle sadness and anxiety with positive affirmations! In light of increased mental health issues with my generation, I am excited to be working with Lucero as it is the next step to encouraging better mental health practices at a younger age!"


Jeter is one of our 27 Youth App Reviewers, Approvers, & Content Creators

"I was excited to be a part of the Lucero project and can not wait to see the app come to life."

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"Lucero Speaks is an important development which strive to pride a better understanding of yourself and how you can grow into the person you were created to be. I am more than honored to be a part of the app and can't wait to see it in it's final form!"



Jan Bozarth
Jan Bozarth is the Lucero creative game story writer and one of the 10+ creators who have built the entire world of Lumin!

"Writing Lucero's story and helping to guide preteens and teens through the labyrinth of life is an exciting challenge and a joy at the same time. I'm proud to be a part of this team!"


Dakota Becker
Dakota Becker is one of the 6 Therapists that have co-created, reviewed, and approved all content!

"I love that the app provides a safe and accessible space from tweens and teens to explore more about themselves while gaining further insight, a sense of belonging and connection, and opportunities to grow and overcome challenges."

Frequently Asked Questions


Lucero is a game-based self-care app, a digital “daily vitamin” for self-care, brought to you by your very own Mind-Body-Heart Guide, Lucero.

Lucero has a free version available for anyone. Lucero Plus access is made possible through our community partners and available scholarships.

Lucero is for Tweens, Teens, and their Families. Families are inclusive of any combination of kids and adults who want to radically support each other and practice self-care together.

All Lucero content has been co-developed with, reviewed, and approved by certified clinical therapists who specialize in working with adolescents and families. View our Care Model here.

If you are 13 or under, your parents legally have access to any data that you share in the app. This app has been developed to be COPPA-Certified. COPPA is a regulation that helps keep you and your data safe while online.

All data shared in this app is only used to personalize your app experience. Your individual data will never be sold to third parties or used for advertising.

Lucero is not built for emergencies. If you are experiencing a crisis and need to access additional resources, please refer to the SOS screen in the app.

Creating a Crew is fully optional and not necessary to enjoy the app experience. If you are 13 or under, parent approval is required via COPPA. This approval can be given without an account setup.

Within the app, Crew members can see each other’s progress stats. All other information is up to each user on what they choose to share if they are 13 or older. If you are under 13, Lucero is required by COPPA to share your data with your legal guardian, if requested.

Absolutely! Please encourage your friends to download the Lucero app.

You can register by downloading the Lucero app via the App Store® and Google Play Store.

Lucero will guide you through the registration process once you download.

On the Login page, please press the Forgot Password button. You can also access this in your account Settings.

Yes, you can delete your account and all associated data at any time by emailing support@lucerospeaks.com.

Made by youth, for youth
backed by therapist & professionals


I have been struggling for a while, being motivated and doing stuff, keeping up with my health… in this app has made me feel better about myself made me not lash out as often and has just simply calmed me when I was ready to explode. This app is a wonderful app. and I would highly recommend. I’ve already shared it to all of my friends

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I love this app! It's so helpful!

I recently discovered this app and it’s a game changer! It contains powerful yet simple and achievable tools to improve mental health every day, adn the way it’s laid out makes it so fun and easy to use. I love being able to create my unique character and earn rewards, and I love its overall mission and donate feature! If you’re looking for a fun modern app to improve your mental health, try Lucero! I love it!!

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Give them the tools to develop healthy habits that last a lifetime in a way in which they enjoy.

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