Laughter is the Best Medicine

…brain and readies you to smile and join in the fun. The link between laughter and mental health Laughter stops distressing emotions. You can’t feel anxious, angry, or sad when…

Sleep Needs

you a quick energy boost? There’s a good reason for that. Sleep deprivation has a direct link to overeating and weight gain. There are two hormones in your body that…

Does My Child Have Autism?

…Despite extensive research and safety studies, scientists and doctors have not found a link between childhood vaccinations and autism or other developmental problems. Children who are not vaccinated do not…

Sleeping Pills and Natural Sleep Aids

…insomnia, you’re merely postponing the problem. There may be a link to dementia. While it’s currently under investigation, there is concern that using benzodiazepines may contribute to the development of…

Living with Bipolar Disorder

…from the shared experiences and advice of the group members. Build new relationships. Isolation and loneliness make bipolar disorder worse. If you don’t have a support network you can count…

Sleep Problems During Coronavirus

…or bingeing on Netflix shows, you’re likely spending more time in front of a screen than ever before. The blue light emitted by your phone, tablet, computer, or TV disrupts…

Anorexia Nervosa

…and uncomfortable emotions, check out HelpGuide’s free Emotional Intelligence Toolkit. New ways to find emotional fulfillment Once you understand the link between your emotions and your disordered eating patterns—and can

Lewy Body Dementia

…to for guidance and hope. That is our mission at HelpGuide. Our free online resources ensure that everyone can get the help they need when they need it—no matter what…