A community feeling is hard to come by when dealing with mental health issues. It's easy to become isolated. The links listed below point to online communities waiting to extend a welcome hand to a lonely traveler. Trafficked mostly by people dealing with mental health issues, these communities serve as a refuge, meeting place, social club and lifeline.
The MentalHelp.Net support community is a place where people coping with stressful life issues and problems can come together for mutual support. It is a public forum that anyone can join to talk with peers about topics like depression, anxiety, self-injury, suicide, grief and drug and alcohol abuse (to name a few of the more popular topics of discussion). Strong emphasis is placed on maintaining an environment of safety and security. More
Mental Earth Community (MEC) is an independent private, peer support site for people with mental illness of any type. Live chat, blogs, and forums are available to adults. Strong emphasis is put on safety and security. From support forums about various mental disorders, medications and different coping skills, to leisure forums like art galleries and entertainment forums, you will find MEC a healthy environment for personal healing and growth. More
Schizophrenia.Com (SZ) is devoted to helping persons with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. More