Mental Health Writing Contest – Ends May 31st, 2017

By Julia Thomas|Updated December 6, 2018
CheckedMedically Reviewed By Whitney White, MS. CMHC, NCC., LPC

Update: August 2017

First Place Winning Article Title: How to talk to your professors about your mental illness

Second Place Winning Article #1 Title : Two Great Teachers: Sadness and Worry
Second Place Winning Article #2 Title: Revictimization in Interpersonal Violence Survivors

**There was a tie for the 2nd place winner, so two 2nd place winners were awarded; each receiving the $500 2nd place prize.

For anyone that submitted content for this contest, and would like to know more about being a contributor to our advice section, please contact us.

About The Scholarship/Giveaway: is focused on both providing online counseling services, but we're also passionate about educating people about subjects related to mental health.

With that being said, BetterHelp is looking for talented and motivated students that would be interested in becoming paid contributors to the /advice section of the website. In an effort to find the best talent out there, we're offering a $1,000 and $500 scholarship for two of the best entries we received.

School Requirements:

- Brief online announcement to students ANYWHERE on the public school website with a link back to BetterHelp as a sponsor; specifically linking to the URL:

Student Requirements:

- No entry fee required.

- Original content.

- Up to 1,000 words about anything related to a mental health topic or psychology. (all content remains the property of each student, unless they would like it published on the BetterHelp /advice section listed above)

- Only one entry per student.

- Entries close at 11:59pm (PST) on May 31, 2017.

Prize Pool:

- 1st place = $1,000

- 2nd place = $500

- Additional selections = Content that is submitted that BetterHelp would be interested in publishing on their /advice section will be paid for if the student is interested in the content being published online; as well as possible on-going paid contributions.

How To Enter:

- Students must send their submissions to

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