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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 all autism and autism-spectrum disorders.
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For adults with attachment 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 live with bipolar disorder and mania (or hypomania).
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A place to discuss childhood emotional neglect (CEN).
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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).
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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.
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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 safe place to support one another in dealing with and helping each other to reduce self injury behaviors.
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For all somatic disorders, including somatic disorders, illness anxiety, conversion disorder, factitious disorder, and the old somatoform disorder.
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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, appointments, psychiatry, etc.
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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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Learn the steps to better self-esteem, and help others find better self-esteem too.
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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 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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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 frank and open discussion about sexuality, sexual identity (gay/lesbian/transgendered/bisexual), sexual problems and sexual issues.
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For discussion and dialogue regarding current events and news of interest to our members.
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The place to answer the Question of the Month.
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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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