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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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For community feedback, announcements and for technical support for the community.
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We could all use a virtual hug sometimes! This is the place to offer yours to others, as well as congratulations, kudos, and positive affirmations.
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Have a mental health, psychology, or treatment-related question? Ask your question & get a quick answer. Led by pegasus.
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This Sanctuary is a place for people of all spiritual beliefs and faiths to offer support and compassion to each other in the form of prayers, meditation, and expressions of spirituality. This forum is for support, not religious debate.
by avlady
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For the discussion of issues relating to relationships and how to improve communication in a relationship.
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What are Emotions? How do we recognize them? How do we deal with them positively?
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Discuss your scores and offer feedback on The Sanity Score here.
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For discussion, information & emotional support surrounding work and career issues, such as how to deal with difficult co-workers, conduct yourself at a job interview, and more.
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For discussions about school, study habits, picking a major, etc.
by Pfrog
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Have sleep issues? Want a dream interpreted?
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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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A place for poetry, stories, songs, and anything else inspired by your own creativity.
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Mental Health Support
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A place for people who grapple with addictions, including substance abuse or alcoholism.
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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 all autism and autism-spectrum disorders.
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For the discussion and support of people who have attention deficit disorders.
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For the discussion and support of individuals who suffer from bipolar disorder and mania (or hypomania).
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For the discussion and support of those who cope with depressive disorders, including dysthymia. No posts on suicidal intentions or actions are allowed.
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For support of people with depersonalization & dissociative disorders (such as DID, also known as multiple personality disorder).
by avlady
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For the discussion and support of folks who deal with eating issues, such as anorexia, bulimia, and overeating.
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For discussion and support of those who grapple with a learning disorder.
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General discussion and support for folks with obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD), dermotillomania, and trichotillomania.
05-27-2016 10:38 PM Go to last post
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The place to visit if you have questions or need support regarding a personality disorder or concern.
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A place for support of people who are coping with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
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by Joel821
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A place for folks who have a schizophrenic, delusional or psychotic disorder, as well as support for their loved ones and family.
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A safe place to support one another in dealing with and helping each other to reduce self injury behaviors.
by Demunie
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For all somatic disorders, including somatic disorders, illness anxiety, conversion disorder, factitious disorder, and the old somatoform disorder.
05-26-2016 12:19 PM Go to last post
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A place for people being abused and the survivors of abuse, whether it be childhood, adult, emotional, psychological or physical abuse.
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Treatments and Self-Care Strategies
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A place to discuss psychotherapy issues, such as transference, choosing a therapist, when to terminate, etc.
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For the discussion of psychiatric medications, side effects, experiences with, etc.
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The place to discuss all other forms of treatment, including ECT, rTMS, herbs, supplements, etc.
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A place to share goal setting and self-help ideas. Please also check out the online book, Psychological Self-Help by Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd.
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Want to change a long-standing habit or behavior that's doing you no good?
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Learn the steps to better self-esteem, and help others find better self-esteem too.
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Health & Other Support
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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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by Finniky
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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.
05-23-2016 08:14 PM Go to last post
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A support group focused on people who have been laid off or negatively impacted by the current recession.
by dwr3
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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.
by leomama
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For anyone who suffers from chronic pain.
by Kiya
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Want to share advice on parenting, offer support to other parents, or ask a parenting question?
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For topics and support focused on men's issues. Men only.
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For topics and support focused on women's issues. Women only.
by gina_re
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For frank and open discussion about sexuality, sexual identity (gay/lesbian/transgendered/bisexual), sexual problems and sexual issues.
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Emotional support & information for people who are transgendered or are other-gendered. Trans, nonbinary & questioning only.
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Do you have psychology questions you want answered but cannot find the answer to? (Archive only.)
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A place for teenagers to call their own home here at Psych Central. Please, only teenagers should post here.
05-27-2016 09:27 PM Go to last post
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For older members who'd like to have a place to call their own. Please, 55 and older only.
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For social community games.
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For discussion and dialogue regarding current events and news of interest to our members.
Sub-Forums: News Headlines
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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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For all of your personal classified ads and job postings that you want the community to know about. No spam please.
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Post videos, video links, lyrics, podcasts, and whatever else of interest created by others.
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