The mission of the Helpguide website is "to help people understand, prevent, and resolve many of life's challenges." The site was launched in 1999, and the team of experts who write the articles and updates on the site include persons with a psychology background and people working in the field of holistic medicine. On the homepage, visitors will find a list of fifteen different topics, ranging from "Emotional Health" to "Sleep". In each area, visitors can find short articles that provide suggestions on the topics, along with selected web resources for additional information. Moving on, visitors can click on the "Newsletter' to sign up for their electronic newsletter, which covers handling stress, self-injury in young adults, and teen depression, among other topics.