Home \ Expert Article Submission

Submit an Article

Experts listed on Choose Help are invited to submit original articles to us via their account dashboard.

Why Publish on Choose Help?

By publishing on Choose Help you:

  • Gain a wide readership for your work (over three million pageviews in 2013)
  • Gain recognition among your peers and the general public for your specialty expertise
  • Have an opportunity to help people in crisis make better wellness and healthcare decisions

Once a registered expert you can submit and format an article yourself through your ‘my dashboard’ area of the site and it can be approved and live on the site within a couple of days.

It’s an easy and quick way to share your expertise with a large and targeted audience of people in need.

What Type of Article Gets Published

People come to Choose Help to find authoritative resource content and to find answers to questions about mental health and addiction – and as an experienced expert, you are in a unique position to provide this type of helpful information.

To maintain quality and focus, all articles get reviewed by our editorial team for approval prior to publishing.

To get published, an article must be:

  • Helpful – it must answer a specific question that a reader might have about mental health or addiction, aid the reader in making some sort of decision or move the reader into taking action that improves health or wellness
  • Reasonably well written and free from grammar/spelling mistakes
  • Original – previously unpublished work that you hold the copyright on
  • Appropriate for the site (must fit well into one of the umbrella categories in the ‘topics and issues’ section of the site)
  • Of a reasonable length for internet reading (roughly between 500 and 1500 words)
  • Accurate and authoritative – the article should cite authoritative sources when appropriate and it should be clearly apparent when you’re writing based on personal experience or opinion

Certain types of articles are less likely to get published, such as:

  • Editorial or opinion type articles, like you might see on a blog
  • Very general resource articles (like you might see in an encyclopedia)

We hope you find this a convenient and user-friendly way to reach a large audience for your work. Please feel free to contact us should you have any specific questions about the publishing process or to receive a more detailed style and content guide to publishing on the site.

Register for an Expert Account

Email It Send this page Print It Print friendly page

Page last updated Apr 25, 2014

Recent Expert Articles
How Good Can Life Be, Clean & Sober?
by Jim LaPierre - LCSW, CCS, Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
In early recovery, we're easily left with a sense of loss when we romanticize euphoric experiences we had with our drug of choice (and overlook the costs). Are you looking through the wrong end of the telescope? Read Article
Addiction Recovery February 25, 2022
Part 2: Understanding The 12 Steps of AA
by James Cloughley - R.S.S.W., Drug & Alcohol Counselor/Therapist
If you are new to 12 Step programs or are coming back to the program, this two part series takes a closer look at the 12 steps of AA. Read Article
Addiction Treatment January 11, 2021
Planning a Marijuana Intervention
by Evan Jarschauer - LMHC MCAP CET MBA, Professional Dual Diagnosis Interventionist
If marijuana is interfering with daily responsibilities, it becomes a problem. Here's what you need to know about a successful Marijuana Intervention. Read Article
Intervention July 30, 2019
Why Addiction Is Not a Choice
by Anna Deeds - MSED, NCC, LPC , Counselor/Therapist
Addiction is not a choice but life-threatening disease. Unfortunately, many people still believe addiction is a choice - and it's a serious problem. Read Article
Addictions June 11, 2019
Job Loss & Marriage - 8 Coping Tips
by Dr. Ari Hahn - LCSW, Ph.D., Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
With the ongoing financial crisis and loss of jobs and unemployment benefits, a marriage can be stressed to the breaking point. Here are 8 marriage-protecting tips to help you cope - and thrive - through hard financial times. Read Article
Couples Counseling October 11, 2018
Become a Contributor