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About HelpGuide

HelpGuide helps you help yourself

HelpGuide is a nonprofit mental health and wellness website. Our mission is to provide

empowering, evidence-based information that you can use to help yourself and your loved ones.

HelpGuide is a nonprofit mental health and wellness website. Our mission is to provide empowering, evidence-based information that you can use to help yourself and your loved ones.

How are we 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 the truly important things 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.

HelpGuide’s Story

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.

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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.

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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.

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HelpGuide's impact

Ad-Free Policy and Funding

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.

Funding

HelpGuide is entirely funded by charitable contributions and grants. Our primary source of funding comes from the HelpGuide Online Mental Health Education & Support Fund. Other major sources of funding include the Joseph Drown Foundation and the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. We do not receive any funding from advertisements, sponsored content, or other partnerships.


Non-profit Status

HELPGUIDEORG INTERNATIONAL is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization.

Our Tax ID number is 45-4510670. For more information, click here.