If you or a loved one suffers from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental illness, you know how important finding the right support can be. These Top 10 Social HealthMakers are here to help through their blogs and websites, sharing valuable tips and resources for managing mental illness.
Natasha Tracy writes the award-winning Breaking Bipolar blog on HealthyPlace.com and the Bipolar Burble blog. Tracy was diagnosed with bipolar disorder type-II ultra-rapid cycling and has since written primarily about mental health, bipolar disorder, depression and treatment-resistant depression.
Margarita Tartakovsky is an associate editor at PsychCentral.com, an award-winning mental health website, and the voice behind Weightless, a blog that helps women deal with body image issues and disordered eating. She also writes a monthly feature for Beliefnet.com, covering topics such as patience and procrastination.
Dr. Norman Rosenthal is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical School and maintains a private practice in Washington, DC. Dr. Rosenthal was awarded the prestigious Anna Monika Foundation Research prize for his contribution to research in treating depression and was recognized by The Best Doctors in America.
Kristina Randle is a licensed psychotherapist who contributes to the column “Ask the Therapist” at PsychCentral.com where she tackles readers’ questions about mental health. Randle is also an assistant professor of social work and criminology and hosts her own blog exploring the intersections between mental health and high-profile criminal cases.
Dr. Dinah Miller is a psychiatrist and the voice behind Shrink Rap, a blog for psychiatrists. Dr. Miller is also a contributor to Shrink Rap Today on Psychology Today, and the co-founder of The Accessible Psychiatry Project, which fosters discussion about the work psychiatrists do and decreases stigma associated with the treatment of mental disorders.
How well you cope with life - your mental health - is just as important as your physical health. Worry, stress, anxiety affects everyone, but if it overwhelms your ability to cope, make good decisions, and have fulfilling...ships, you need help. Counseling, medications, and supportive friends can help strengthen your ability to cope - and improve your mental health. More