FAQ

What is Subconscious?
Subconscious is an organization of passionate individuals using the power of storytelling and the Internet to fight mental health stigma. Subconscious is a registered U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN: 81-1471741). 

How is Subconscious funded?
Subconscious is run 100% by volunteers. We do not pay ourselves anything. We are funded entirely through individual donors and grants. You can support us here.

Where can I learn more about mental illnesses?
While there are seemingly infinite resources on mental health on the web today, we have curated the most up to date information in bite-sized pieces. We suggest you start with our Find Support page and go from there. Please note, if you have a mental health emergency, please dial 911.

Can I submit content for Subconscious?
Yes! We are always looking for passionate individuals to contribute new perspectives to our page. We believe great content comes in many formats, so whether your preferred tool is a pen, a paintbrush, or a camera, we would love to showcase it on Subconscious. Similarly, we are looking for a variety of topics, from personal narrative to coverage of the latest scientific research. Learn more about the Contributor Program or submit your entry.

What is a Contributor?
Contributors are the building blocks of Subconscious. They are the writers, artists, and photographers who create the content that all our viewers see on our homepage. If you are interested in sharing your perspectives about mental health, check out the Contributor Program.

What can I write about?
Our goal is to create engaging content that organically raises awareness about mental health upstream. Therefore, our target audience are Millennials (and younger!). However, beyond that we give our Contributors the freedom to choose their own topic. Some of our favorites have been about homelessness, music, and celebrities.

When will my articles be published?
Once you submit your entry, our content team will review it and get back to you with any suggested edits. Once we agree on a final draft, the article is typically published within 2 weeks.

Where does my donation go?
Your donation will cover our operating expenses, including web development, website maintenance, hosting costs, content development, and marketing. We are a team of volunteers, and no one on our team takes any salary.

Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes! All donations in the U.S. are tax deductible. You will receive an official tax deductible receipt at your email by January 31. Please check out our Donate page for more information.

Does Subconscious partner with companies?
Yes! We partner with companies to engage employees and to help organize corporate giving campaigns. If your company is interested in partnering with Subconscious, please email us.

Can my employer match my donation to Subconscious?
Yes! Absolutely. Please ask your company's HR representative for more information and email us with any questions.