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  • We all know that social media has an affect on our mental health. It could be the amount we spend on apps, how often we compare ourselves to others, worrying about how to speak to someone online, or putting too much emphasis on notifications and how we present ourselves on our profiles. It’s impossible to completely go off-the-grid however,…[Read more]

  • Adolescence can be really difficult, and coping with mental illness symptoms can make it even worse. You’re likely constantly comparing yourself to others your age because of things like looks, grades, and social media statistics. Even if you don’t actively seek it out, getting support from those around you to make you feel like you’re doing…[Read more]

  • When we vent to someone we trust, we usually seek them out for a specific reason. We all want something different when we rant and vent, but you may have questions about how to tell this to others so they don’t accidentally say the wrong thing to you (and you don’t want to get upset at them either!) When is advice helpful? When is advice not so…[Read more]

  • Are you currently seeking treatment for your mental health? Do you want to? What are issues that you face that can make you miss appointments or unable to go? It can be things like money to afford treatment, finding the time to even go, not being able to get one because a bus doesn’t get there, or things like a poor Internet connection that…[Read more]

  • Does your family have any history of depression or anxiety? Have other family members ever faced stigma for a mental health issue?
    Activity: Ask your parents if they have family members or knew people close to them who were affected by mental health issues and stress – you might relate to some of them! Ask if you can see photos of them if…[Read more]

  • Do you have any questions or need advice about how to discuss mental health in a romantic relationship that you’re in? Is your relationship affecting your mental health? What anxieties do you have when it comes to things like dating or being in a relationship? What conversations do you want to have with your partner, but are afraid to…[Read more]

  • Do you have any questions about your mental health and how it’s affecting your friendships? Do you have any questions about opening up to your friends about anything? Has a friend affected your mental health and have questions about how to address it? Feel free to ask below!
    Check out a few articles here about friendship if you need a place to…[Read more]

  • Everyone has their own coping mechanisms to make them feel like the best…them. But do you have any questions for others about new coping mechanisms that you may want to try? Do you have questions about things like meditation, or how others cope with things like depressive episodes and panic attacks?
    We have a page with a few posts talking…[Read more]

  • Have you wanted to speak to your parents or another supportive adult (like a relative, grandparent, or teacher) in your life about mental health struggles that you face? What questions do you have about opening up to trusted adults? Are you afraid of something that might come up if you talk to an adult about your mental health?
    Activity: Have a…[Read more]

  • Moderator ★ started the topic Medication in the forum Treatment ⚕️ 5 months ago

    What questions do you have about starting, changing, or stopping medication? Do you have any concerns with medication? This could be about the stigma in medication, not knowing what’s best for you, or being afraid of talking to others about it.
    Don’t know where to start? Check out a few of our articles on the topic:
    An Online Guide to…[Read more]

  • Moderator ★ started the topic Therapy in the forum Treatment ⚕️ 5 months ago

    Do you have any questions about starting, attending, or making any changes in therapy? Feel free to use this space to ask questions and get feedback! Do you want to know how to find out how to find a therapist? Do you have any questions about knowing when you’ve found the “right” therapist?
    We have a page with a few articles about therapy if…[Read more]