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For support of people with depersonalization & dissociative disorders (such as DID, also known as multiple personality disorder).
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We often have to deal with physical ailments, illnesses and concerns in addition to, or helping to cause, our mental health concerns. You may also want to visit NeuroTalk for your neurological and general health concerns.
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A support group focused on people who have been laid off or negatively impacted by the current recession.
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A place where caregivers, family, concerned friends and partners of people with a mental health issue can come for advice, guidance and mutual support about how best to help a loved one in their life with a mental health or other concern.
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For anyone who suffers from chronic pain.
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The place to answer the Question of the Month, posted by DocJohn.
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For posting of your recipes and positive tips for successful and healthy living, for body and soul.
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