More helpful mental health search results

Since people often turn to Google Search to research potential medical conditions, we launched several clinically-validated self-assessment tools that appear when a user searches for information related to mental health conditions. These self-assessments for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression are commonly used by healthcare professionals.

Take clinically-validated self-assessments

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Additional information and resources

The self-assessment tools that appear on Google Search provide information to evaluate the level of symptoms, along with links to additional resources. At the end of the self-assessment, individuals are always directed to seek additional guidance from their healthcare providers.

Your answers are private and secure

Google does not collect or share answers or results from your self-assessment. We only collect usage data such as clicks on links at the end of a self-assessment; and we only use that data in ways that do not identify you and that follow our Privacy Policy

Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness

<b>1 in 5</b> adults experience mental illness each year

1 in 5 adults experience mental illness each year

<b>1 in 6</b> youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year

1 in 6 youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year

Conversations about mental health

Watch David Feinberg, trained pediatric psychiatrist and leader of Google Health, speak with health experts about the state of mental healthcare today, the stigmas surrounding it, and how we can advance conversations about mental health — a topic that applies to everyone’s day-to-day lives and well being.