How is HelpGuide unique?
We don’t just educate you—we empower you.
We offer the guidance and encouragement you need to find hope, get motivated, take charge of your mental health, and start feeling better.
We highlight what you need to know to help yourself.
We focus on what you need to know to understand the challenges you face, make informed decisions, and take positive steps.
Our website is 100% ad-free and not for profit.
We don’t accept advertising, sell anything, or answer to corporate sponsors. The result: a better online experience and integrity you can trust.
50 Million people around the globe
Since 1999, Helpguide has grown from a small local project to an international resource that reaches over 50 million people a year.
HelpGuide is proud to be recognized as a transparent and trustworthy nonprofit provider of quality health information.
In Memory of Morgan Segal
HelpGuide is dedicated to Morgan Leslie Segal, whose tragic suicide might have been prevented if she had access to better information.
HelpGuide’s Collaboration with Harvard
Explore exclusive content from Harvard Health Publishing, the consumer health publishing division of Harvard Medical School.
Tips for spotting and coping with a narcissist
Recognizing the signs and symptoms, and getting help
Recognizing depression and getting the help you need.
Even during a stay-at-home order, you can work on your physical fitness.
How to read body language to build better relationships at home and work
How a cat can improve your health and happiness
Explore our Meditations
Helpguide’s guided meditations help you reduce stress and enhance your physical and emotional well-being.
Coronavirus & Mental Health
Articles and meditations to help you manage your fear, stress, and anxiety during this deeply distressing time.
Help Us Help Others
Millions of readers rely on HelpGuide for free, evidence-based resources to understand and navigate mental health challenges. Please donate today to help us save, support, and change lives.