How is HelpGuide unique?

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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.

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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.

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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.

About Us

HelpGuide is an independent nonprofit that provides free, evidence-based mental health education and support. Our mission is to empower people with information they can use to help themselves and their loved ones.

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HelpGuide is proud to be recognized as a transparent and trustworthy nonprofit provider of quality health information.

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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.

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HelpGuide’s Collaboration with Harvard

Explore exclusive content from Harvard Health Publishing, the consumer health publishing division of Harvard Medical School.

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