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What are Emotions? How do we recognize them? How do we deal with them positively?
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For the discussion of psychiatric medications, side effects, experiences with, appointments, psychiatry, 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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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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