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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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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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