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“Patients With Severe Mental Illness Find Supportive Community On YouTube”

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This October 18, 2014 article on the Medical Research and News: MedicalResearch.com  website  contains an interview about recent research that seems to be showing that people with serious mental illnesses have found a sense of community through YouTube where they share experiences about their lives with mental illnesses.  The study is said to be exploratory and the researchers feel more studies need to be done to see if social media sites like YouTube could be a way to encourage peer support among those with serious mental illness.

Movie Monday – “Technology and Mental Health”

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This July 21, 2014 YouTube video, uploaded by Sherman Park talks about the impact of technology on our mental health not only our current mental health, but looking at what impact it can have on preexisting mental health conditions.

“Mental Health Recovery is Holistic” (Video)

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This YouTube video was uploaded to YouTube by Recovery Tidbits on January 24, 2012 and offers a quick reminder about Recovery from Mental Illness.

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“”We All Have Problems” – Mental Health Awareness Ad “

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This video was uploaded to YouTube on March 14, 2012 by AndyTerryJay and is one I felt was very thought-provoking about not only what it can be like for someone with a mental illness, but also offered suggestions for dealing with it while encouraging openness about mental illness

“Mental Health Recovery Informed Choice”

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This video uploaded to YouTube on December 15, 2012 by Recovery TidBits offers some great insight into informed choice as it pertains to mental health and why having the opportunity to make an informed choice with full information is important for each of us.

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