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Jeanne and RobertA message from our co-founders, Dr. Jeanne Segal and Robert Segal

We started in 1999 because we believe that everyone facing mental and emotional health challenges deserves to have access to free, unbiased information without being pressured by special interests or corporate sponsors. Today, Helpguide provides support for tens of millions of people and their families each year, helping them understand and resolve their health issues.

Our policy of not accepting advertising or corporate sponsorship gives us complete editorial autonomy and the freedom to focus on the most effective sources of support for our visitors and their loved ones.

Your support can make a huge difference. As a nonprofit health organization, we rely on donations from our generous readers to maintain the quality and integrity of the website. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to By helping us, you can ensure that we are able to continue supporting people like you—and those you care about—when you need it the most.

We’re deeply grateful for every donation. By making a pledge, you become part of the Helpguide family and part of our mission to help everyone in need of mental and emotional support.

Thank you,

Jeanne and Robert

What is your money used for?

  • is run very efficiently. Robert and Jeanne volunteer their time and expertise without compensation. While we are able to keep our overhead extremely low, we still have to pay rent, web hosting, and other monthly expenses.
  • Our materials are based on the latest research so need to be updated regularly by our team of experienced mental health professionals and writers.
  • Since we have no fundraising staff, 100% of your tax-deductible contribution goes directly to supporting this website.
  • We are very proud that each $10 tax-deductible contribution provides support and help for more than 1,500 people.

How can you donate to

  • Make a one-time or recurring (monthly) secure donation via PayPal.
  • Mail a check, payable to International, to 1250 Sixth Street, Suite 400, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

How can you honor someone or their memory?

If you wish to honor someone or their memory—please let us know by:

  • using PayPal’s “add special instructions …” link (visible after PayPal login)
  • or adding a note with your check.

You may also donate by check, payable to: International
1250 Sixth Street, Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90401 International is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, ID# 45-4510670. Contributions to International are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.