Many people are searching online for information about mental health and psychology, and finding loads of blogs, podcasts, videos, webinars, mobile apps, internet-based courses, and websites. Of course, the quality and accuracy of these varies a lot! Here are a few that I'm aware of that I know provide state-of-the-science information and self-help coping skills in handy ways:
The Psych Show (, created and hosted by psychologist Ali Mattu, Ph.D., is arguably one of the most developed programs and includes basic information as well as tips for coping.
Helping Give Away Psychological Science ( is a web-based initiative that uses various on-line platforms to reach people in need with information about a wide variety of psychological problems and free, confidential mental health questionnaires.
On Our Sleeves: The Movement for Children's Mental Health ( and Help Your Keiki ( both provide a plethora of resources and links for parents of children and adolescents.

Mental health apps are being used to either supplement or substitute for therapy. As of the beginning of 2022, the American Psychological Association estimates that between 10,000 and 20,000 mental health apps are currently circulating on the market. That's too many to browse and decide among! Also, these products are largely unregulated. So how can you choose which one(s) are effective and relevant for you? A good place to start is One Mind PsyberGuide (, a nonprofit project that provides rigorous evaluation of digital mental health tools in various settings. Pear Therapeutics ( is one of the few companies to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for some of their digital products, including a digital cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) intervention for insomnia called Somryst.