Help us build a healthier world

HelpGuide’s vision is a world where everyone has the mental health support they need. Our free resources are a lifeline to millions of people with nowhere else to turn. As a nonprofit, we don’t charge for access, sell user information, accept pharmaceutical money, or run ads. A gift of any amount supports our mission to be there for anyone who turns to the internet for trustworthy mental health information and support.

Make a tax-deductible gift

As a free, nonprofit website, we rely on support from our readers. Your tax-deductible gift will help us continue to provide:

  • Practical, motivating resources and tools people can use to help themselves and their loved ones
  • Continuously-updated therapeutic content created and reviewed by mental health professionals
  • Hundreds of in-depth, evidence-based guides on mental health challenges, wellness, relationships, parenting, communication, and healthy aging

Your gift helps ensure that we can continue to be there for anyone who needs us—no matter where they are or what they can afford. Every dollar makes a difference.

Our Impact

Want to know how your donation will make a difference? Every day, we receive messages like these about how HelpGuide is changing—and saving—lives:

“I do not know how to explain the change this site has made in my life literally overnight. I forgot what makes me happy. I forgot who I once was. Your site has guided me to hope and a plan.”

from New York

“I just want to thank you for being there when I needed you. I was sitting here hopeless and wanting to end things only because I saw no way out…I feel like you may have just saved me. I'm still sitting here with tears but it's tears of relief.”

from Canada

“I was scared to talk to anyone because they would judge me, but every question I wanted to ask was answered on your website. My mind’s clear now and I’ve realized it’s not just my health I’m jeopardizing, [but also] the people I love. I’m a better man thanks to you.”

from the U.K.

Committed to Transparency

HelpGuide is proud to be a financially accountable and transparent organization. We’re recognized by charity and health watch groups such as Candid, Health on the Net, and GreatNonprofits. View our programs and financials on Guidestar.

Donor FAQ

Is my donation tax deductible?

HelpGuide is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Every donation made to is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your donation receipt as your official record. We’ll email it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

How will my gift be used?

Your financial contribution will go directly to the things that you read, hear, and see on the website. Support from people like you enables us to provide our evidence-based guides, videos, meditations, and courses for free to those in need.

What is HelpGuide’s tax ID number?

HelpGuide’s federal tax ID number is 45-4510670.

Where can I find HelpGuide’s donor privacy policy?

HelpGuide’s Donor Privacy Policy can be found here.

Where can I learn more about HelpGuide?

You can start by visiting our About Page or reading our story. If you have any other questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Prefer to donate by mail?

Checks should be made payable to “ International” and mailed to us at: International 515 S Flower St, Ste 1800 Los Angeles, CA 90071. If you have access to a printer, please include our printable donation form.