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Share in a fun, healthy distraction about your pets, plants, hobbies, music and any other general non-mental health related topic you'd like to discuss (within the guidelines).
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For support and help with your personal mental health issues that don't fit into a specific mental health topic.
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What are Emotions? How do we recognize them? How do we deal with them positively?
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How do we pay for treatment? For discussion on private insurance, sliding scale, Medicare, SSDI, Medicaid, etc.
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General discussion and support for those who have anxiety disorders, including social anxiety, panic attacks and all phobias.
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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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Treatments and Self-Care Strategies
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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 helpful place to visit for support when you've lost a loved one, either through death or some other kind of loss.
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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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