About is the largest consumer mental health site on the net. We provide authoritative information and support to people with mental health concerns, along with their family members and other loved ones.

At, you'll find comprehensive, authoritative information on psychological disorders, psychiatric medications, and other mental health treatments. We also have online psychological tests, blogs written by people with lived experience, and more.

We believe the most important thing in a person's life is "peace of mind".

And at, we help bring that to you by providing mental health information from experts, as well as everyday people who are dealing with psychological disorders.

Unless otherwise noted, the information presented on the website is produced by writers employed by These employees are journalists who specialize in writing health articles and content. They are not doctors, therapists, or medical professionals of any type. Those articles are reviewed for medical - mental health accuracy by our Medical Director, Dr. Harry Croft.

Here, at, we want you to know you are not alone. One in five Americans has some form of mental illness in any given six months. That means between 30 million and 45 million people, possibly your friends, family members and co-workers, suffer from symptoms that cause distress in their lives, but that can be effectively treated.

We feel information is a very powerful tool. With the proper information, you can find out what you, a loved one or friend is dealing with, and then make the appropriate choices.

And with the proper support, you can weather the ups and downs of life and move forward to a positive spot that you feel good about.

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Tracy, N. (2019, January 3). About, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 22 from

Last Updated: February 23, 2022

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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