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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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Discuss your scores and offer feedback on The Sanity Score here.
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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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A forum for discussion of hospitalization and inpatient treatment for mental illness and addiction.
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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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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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Including type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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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.
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