HelpGuide is dedicated to Morgan Leslie Segal. Morgan died by suicide in 1996. We believe her suicide could have been prevented if she and her family had access to the wide range of evidence-based information and self-help tools that HelpGuide now provides.
Meet Our Team
HelpGuide’s core editorial and technical team is a small yet highly-focused group with deep expertise in psychology, research, health journalism, content strategy, web development, and user experience.
The Legacy of Dr. Jeanne Segal
Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., (1939 – 2017) devoted her life to helping people improve their mental, emotional, and social health. Over the course of a nearly 50-year career, she made innumerable contributions to the mental health field, including groundbreaking work on emotional intelligence, holistic health, attachment, and childhood trauma. Through HelpGuide, her legacy lives on.
What Our Readers Say
This website is an incredible source of knowledge and comfort for me. I’m going through one of the hardest times of my life mentally, and you have made me feel less alone.
– Reader from Canada
Helpguide is a life-saving site and no doubt makes people’s lives better through knowledge, information, and tools. I personally want to thank you for the light it’s shown me.
– Reader from New York
It is so nice to have a website like yours that is not trying to sell you something. This means a whole lot to me. It makes me feel cared about.
– Reader from Florida
Our Ad-Free Policy
HelpGuide does not accept advertising or sponsored content of any kind. Our website is 100% free of ads and corporate influence – and always will be.
You can trust our independence and intentions. We’re not trying to sell you anything, collect your private information, or make money on you. Our only goal is to get you the information you need, when you need it—without any ulterior motives or annoying ads getting in the way of the help you’re looking for.
Transparency You Can Trust
HelpGuide is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization incorporated under the laws of the State of California.
As a small nonprofit that runs one of the world’s top 10 mental health websites, we are proud of our efficiency and outsized impact. We are entirely funded by charitable contributions and grants. Our primary source of funding comes from the HelpGuide Online Mental Health Education & Support Fund.
HelpGuide is recognized by Guidestar as a financially accountable and transparent organization. To learn more about what we do and view our financials, please visit our Guidestar profile.