Founded by a fellow survivor
When our founder and CEO, Jessi Beyer, was in high school, she struggled with depression, anxiety, self-harm, disordered eating, and the trauma from her then-boyfriend's suicide attempt.
As she began to heal, she saw the power that vulnerable conversations could have on someone else's journey with mental health, and she knew that those types of conversations were the way to break down the mental illness stigma that prevents survivors from getting the help they deserve.
After writing a #1 best-selling book on trauma healing and speaking around the world on supporting someone who's struggling with their mental health, she decided to start How To Heal Co. to faciliate those life-changing conversations through apparel.
Rooted in sustainability
Breaking down the mental illness stigma won't do a whole lot of good if we end up killing the planet in the process. That's why we make all of our apparel with sustainably sourced materials: organic or Better Cotton Initiative-certified cotton, Repreve®️ recyclyed polyester from plastic bottles, and Forest Stewardship Council-certified beechwood.
In addition, we've partnered with Sendle to offer carbon-neutral shipping on all US orders at no additional cost to you, and our shipping and packaging materials are made from 100% recycled or 100% compostable materials (yes, including our plasticky-feeling mailers).
More than just apparel
Selling a bunch of shirts is cool, but we wanted to take mental health support even further. With your first purchase of How To Heal Co. apparel, you'll get two free therapy sessions through BetterHelp.
We also really like giving back, which is why we donate 20% of our profit to one of our charity partners at no extra cost to you.
Additionally, we run the Make A Therapist's Day Fund where, every quarter, we fulfill the lifelong wish of a frontline mental health professional - whether that's taking their family to Disneyland, enrolling them in a SCUBA class, or paying off their student loans.
"What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation."
In the words of Glenn Close, we invite you to join us in unashamed conversation as we work to break down the mental illness stigma and provide hope and healing to survivors everywhere.