Compiled by Cassie Jewell, M.Ed., LPC, LSATP
Free Self-Help Resources & Online Support
Are you searching for free self-help? This is a list of links to various sites and services providing self-help.
For free therapy workbooks, handouts, and worksheets:
- Free Printable PDF Workbooks, Manuals, & Self-Help Guides
- Free Printable Therapy Handouts & Worksheets
- Sites with Free Therapy Worksheets & Handouts
Take psychological self-tests and quizzes, read about symptoms and treatments, compare types of counselling and psychotherapy, learn about secure online therapy, and more
A site for individuals seeking information on DBT. This site includes DBT skill lessons, flash cards, diary cards, mindfulness videos, and more.
Mental health information, including online assessments and breaking news
Collaborates with Harvard Health Publications to provide a wide range of unbiased, motivating resources and self-help tools for mental, social, and emotional. 100% nonprofit; dedicated to Morgan Leslie Segal, who died by suicide when she was 29.
A free encyclopedia for mental health information on the most common mental disorders. Created by psychiatrist Dr. Phillip Long.
Create an account to access free mental health services for mental distress, including programs for anxiety, depression, OCD, and other disorders
Interactive self-help book for depression and anxiety. (This resource used to be free, but now there’s a small fee.)
A peer-run resource center
Information on mental health, quizzes, and online self-help support groups. The site is owned and operated by Dr. John Grohol, inspired by the loss of his childhood friend to suicide.
A consumer resource featuring information related to psychological issues that affect emotional and physical well-being
Providing the principles, patterns, and practices needed for personal development and success; a source for skilled living and personal empowerment
12. Succeed Socially
An extensive, completely free collection of articles on social skills and getting past social awkwardness. It’s written by someone who’s struggled socially himself, and who has degrees in psychology and counseling.
13. Verywell Mind
An online resource for improving mental health. All content is written by healthcare professionals, including doctors, therapists, and social workers.