This is Emily’s second day with us as the Mental Health Blogger of the Week. If you have not check out her wonderful site Surviving Limbo , you really should.
I really got a lot out of what Emily shared with us on Monday. The reasons for our diagnosises may be different, however, it appears she and I share similar manifestations of symptoms. Not only that, but I discovered we live in the same state. It is comforting for me to get to know someone that I already have so much in common with.
Today, Emily shares her favorite mental health resources with us. Please take the time to check out at least a few of the sites she has listed. There are some real gems.
1. Untypically Jia - I think you know her. She has OCD. She’s so wonderfully quirky. She will make you smile no matter how bad you feel.
2. No Points For Style – Mother of a child with mental illness. She gives a different perspective about how mental illness affects the entire family. She also uses humor a great deal.
3. A Daring Adventure – Free life coaching. I love the cartoonish pictures and his very “daring” or brutally honest look at different topics.
4. Depressions and Confessions – alexis had PPD as well as at least one major depressive episode. her writing style is unique. she reminds me of e e cummings
5. Dr. Deb – A professional psychologist whose posts often surprise me such as her latest about Therapy Service Dogs. I didn’t know such existed.
6. Violence Unsilenced – Survivor stories. Very emotional. Very disturbing. But it’s the truth.
7. Psychology Today – This site has a variety of blogs, all of which I have found useful. They’ve got it covered.
8. PsychCentral – Like Psychology Today, they have multiple resources.
10. Sugar Filled Emotions – I’m not always as vocal as I should be, but Melissa is a fellow Georgian with similar illnesses to mine. She works very hard at educating people through her blog and a Twitter newspaper.