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Sometimes you just want some quick help, some helpful and lifechanging information. Maybe you want to connect with a fellow traveler, or get some new ideas on how to better improve your life—despite your mental illness.
Blogs are a great source of help for those who need a friend or a shoulder to cry on. Some blogs are written by doctors, others by patients—folks like you just trying to get through the day. Learn what they both do by perusing these great psychiatry related blogs.
“Sandy’s Blog” takes you on a journey from her personal struggle with anxiety and depression to what she is doing about it as now. Learn about “Therapy and Meds,” “Coping,” and a host of other issues relating to mental illness.
Adrian, a registered clinical psychologist, talks about various mental health issues on his blog, “Improve Mental Health.” Get the grit on depression, anxiety, PTSD, sleep disorders; even headaches. Free e-books are provided on this terrific site.
The “Mental Health Blog” gives members an opportunity to share their story. Learn what others are doing, and share what you’ve been learning about your own mental illness. Currently, almost 40 bloggers are a part of Mental Health Blog and the site is looking for more sharing.
Your mental illness; you may think of it as your ball and chain but it doesn’t have to be. You’re not alone. Help is out there online. Puruse the blogs here, and then travel your own journey–you may just find a new friend.