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Here are 10 Best Mental Health Forums you should follow in 2023

1. Mental Health Forum

Mental Health Forum The friendly mental health forum for people who know what it's like having depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, self-harm, panic attacks, ...or any other mental health issue.more
4.5K 120 30 posts / day View Recent Threads

2. ReachOut Forums

ReachOut Forums Australia
ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia. It gives teens and young adults aged 14-25... years looking for a place to hang out and discuss what's on their mind.more
56.4K 4 posts / day View Recent Threads

3. MH Innovation Network

MH Innovation Network MH Innovation Network is a place for Connecting global mental health researchers, practitioners and policy makers to facilitate knowledge exchange and... the scale up of mental health innovationsmore
5.3K 9.4K 7 posts / week View Recent Threads

4. My Support Forums

My Support Forums Welcome to My Support Forums, an online community of psychology, personality, and mental health support groups! Talk about your problems, get advice,, and help for coping with them, also discuss issues relating to relationships and how to improve communication in a relationship.more
14 posts / day View Recent Threads

5. Reddit » Mental Health

Reddit » Mental Health San Francisco, California, US
The Mental Health subreddit is the central forum to discuss, vent, support and share information about mental health, illness and wellness.
1.7M 1.2M 30 posts / day Jun 2008 View Recent Threads

Additional Forums

  1. Sane Forums is a Mental Health support forum in Australia.
  2. Patient » Mental health provide a safe space for you to talk about whatever is bothering you, and thousands of supportive people who have been through the same thing.
  3. Talkmentalhealth Forum provide you with the opportunity to discuss and share your personal experiences as well as the chance to support others who are coping with the very real physical and emotional issues.
  4. Beyond Blue Forums is equipping everyone in Australia with the knowledge and skills to achieve their best possible mental health.

Mental Health Subforums

Forum Name Subforum Name Subforum Description Also in
Mental Health Forum Mental Health Experiences Discussions of our experiences of emotional or mental distress, including bullying, mental and physical abuse issues.
Cost of Living Crisis Mutual support for people with mental health difficulties during the cost of living crisis.
Coronavirus - Covid-19 & Mental Health
Employment and Mental Health Forum A forum to talk about issues around work/employment and mental health. Job Forums
Grief and Bereavement Forum A forum to discuss issues related to grief, bereavement and mental health
Loneliness Forum A place to talk about the issues of loneliness amongst people who have experienced it.
Menopause and Mental Health Forum A forum to provide support and information for women (and their loved ones) during menopause. Menopause Forums
Parenting and Mental Health Forum A forum to discuss parenting issues while experiencing mental health difficulties. It's a place to talk with people who know what it's like. Parenting Forums
Trauma & Physical, Sexual and Mental Abuse Forum A forum to talk with others about physical, sexual, emotional and mental abuse and the trauma you have experienced. PTSD Forums
Sleep and Mental Health Forum Improving the quality of your sleep can improve your mental health. Discuss sleep issues and the techniques for improving your sleep and mental health.
Relationships and Mental Health A forum to discuss how your relationship is, or potential relationships are, affected because of your mental health or the mental health of your boyfriend...
Caring and Mental Health A place for discussion of caring issues in the context of caring done by, or for, someone with mental health experiences.
Psychological and Talking Therapies Psychology Forums
Psychiatric Drugs/Medications Forum A forum for the discussion of issues regarding psychiatric drugs/medications.
Self-Help and Mental Health Personal Development Forums
Alternative and Complementary Therapies
Psychiatric Hospitalisation A forum to discuss experiences of being in a psychiatric hospital as a voluntary or sectioned patient.
ADHD Forum Join our ADHD Forum to talk with people who know what it's like to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Autism and Mental Health Forum A forum to discuss Autism and Mental Heath
Anxiety Forum
Bipolar Forum Visit our Bipolar Disorder Forum for mutual support, information, and friendship while living with bipolar disorder, cyclothymic disorder & mania.
Borderline Personality Disorder Forum Visit our forum to talk about the issues of living with borderline personality disorder with our members who know what it's like.
Delusional Disorder Forum A forum to discuss delusional disorder with people who know what it's like to experience it.
Dementia Forum A forum about living with and supporting people with dementia including Alzheimer's. Dementia Forums
Depression Forum A forum where you can talk with people who also know what it is like to experience depression. Together we get through it.
Antenatal and Postnatal Depression Forum Visit us for mutual support for all aspects of antenatal and postnatal depression.
Seasonal Affective Disorder Forum Experience Seasonal Affective Disorder? Visit our S.A.D Forum to discuss the issues involved and to help work out what you can do about it.
Dissociation, Depersonalisation and Derealisation Friendly discussions on experiences of Dissociation, Depersonalisation and Derealisation.
Eating Disorders Forum Join our Eating Disorders Forum for friendly discussions about anorexia, bulimia, compulsive overeating and binge eating. Everyone is welcome.
Gaming Disorder Forum
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Forum
Health Anxiety Forum - Illness Anxiety Forum The place to share experiences and get support when dealing with health anxieties. Talk with people who know what it is like!
Hearing Voices Forum Speak with others who hear voices, share experiences, information and learn about other approaches. This forum is run in association with Intervoice the...
Information On Hearing Voices
News and events Hearing Voices news and events from around the world.
Hearing Voices Groups Tell us about you hearing voices group. What is happening in it? How long has it been going? Where is it? Ask how do you start a new group.
Spiritual and other alternative perspectives A forum for discussing alternative perspectives on Hearing Voices.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Forum
Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Forum Speak to people who know what it's like to experience panic, panic attacks, agoraphobia and other panic disorders on our panic forum. We've experienced it.
Personality Disorders Forum Visit our friendly personality disorders forum to talk to people who know what it's like.
Phobia Forum Our phobia forum connects people who experience phobias for mutual support and learning techniques to overcome them.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Forum Discuss here issues around post traumatic stress disorder
Psychosis Forum The place to discuss psychosis. Any discussion related to your condition and experiences of psychosis are most welcome!
Schizoaffective Forum
Schizophrenia Forum Visit our Schizophrenia forum for mutual support, shared knowledge and information from people who know what it's like.
Self Harm Forum Join our friendly Self Harm Forum to speak to people who know what it like. Lots of mutual support, information and friendship.
Social Anxiety Forum Visit our social anxiety forum to speak to people who know what it's like having social anxiety or phobia. Everyone is welcome.
Substance Abuse Forum Visit our forum for friendly discussions on substance abuse issues, including alcohol, street drugs, prescription drugs or medication, dual diagnosis.
Other Conditions and Experiences Discuss any other mental health issue here.
Functional Neurological Disorder Forum Our Functional Neurological Disorder Forum is the place to discuss experiences of living with functional neurological disorder, conversion disorder or...
Tourette's Syndrome Forum Discuss issues related to Tourette's Syndrome in our forum.
Getting Your Life Back! Tell us what recovery, resilience, self help, treatments, support and services has or hasn't worked for you! Recovery is about people being able to take up...
Health and Wellbeing Discuss emotions, feelings and thoughts, exercise, sports and leisure, physical health, pregnancy, self-esteem, etc.
Spirituality, Psychology and Psychiatry Please use this section to discuss spirituality, all aspects of psychology, and issues surrounding psychiatry. This area has specific guidelines which can...
Treatments Discuss treatments for mental health issues here.
Work, Money, Benefits, Housing and Education
Mental Health News, Events, Policy and Service Use
Driving and Mental Health
Australia Mental Health Forum Australia Mental Health Forum Australia Forums
Canada Mental Health Forum Canada Mental Health Forum Canada Forums
Ireland Mental Health Forum This is the Ireland section of the Mental Health Forum.
Beyond Blue Forums Anxiety Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. Share your own story and learn about other member’s experiences with anxiety.
Depression Depression affects people in Australia every day. Share your own story and learn about other member’s experiences with depression.
PTSD and trauma
Suicidal thoughts and self-harm
Staying well Support each other to stay well, from mindfulness, sleep, diet and exercise to reducing drug and alcohol use and coping with difficult emotions.
Treatments, health professionals and therapies
Relationship and family issues Anything to do with managing relationships and family, including parenting, separation, loneliness, divorce, family and friendships.
Supporting family and friends Share tips on supporting a partner, family member or friend with a mental health condition, and seeking support for your own wellbeing. Family Forums
Long-term support over the journey A space for regular members to keep in touch and revisit ongoing discussions with more than 100 posts.
Young people A space for people aged 12-25 to discuss life. If you’re over 25, please be mindful that this is a space for younger people to connect.
Sexuality and gender identity Peer support and conversations about anxiety, depression and other issues in the mental health space affecting LGBTQI+ people.
Multicultural experiences
Grief and loss Support and advice following the loss of a family member, partner, spouse or someone close to you.
My Support Forums General Social Chat General Social Chat - Share in a fun, healthy distraction about your pets, plants, hobbies, music and any other general non-mental health related topic you'd like to discuss (within the guidelines).
Books, Movies, Music and TV Talk Books, Movies, Music and TV Talk -
Our Pets Our Pets - Love your cat, dog or parakeet? Pet Forums
Other Mental Health Discussion Other Mental Health Discussion - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with general support needs and help with a personal mental health issue that doesn't fit into a specific mental health topic. You shou
General Q&A
Sanctuary for Spiritual Support Sanctuary for Spiritual Support - This Sanctuary is a place for people of all spiritual beliefs and faiths to offer support and compassion to each other in the form of prayers, meditation, and expressions of spirituality Spiritual Forums
Relationships & Communication Relationships & Communication - For the discussion of issues relating to relationships and how to improve communication in a relationship. Relationship Forums
Divorce and Separation Divorce and Separation - For discussion and support of those going through or recently have gone through a divorce or separation from their significant other. Divorce Forums
Coping with Emotions
Coping with Loneliness Need help coping with loneliness? Feeling lonely? Check out our loneliness forum and support group.
Work and Careers
School and Study Issues
Sleep Issues & Dream Interpretation Insomnia Forums
Insurance and Finances Insurance and Finances - How do we pay for treatment? For discussion on private insurance, sliding scale, Medicare, SSDI, Medicaid, etc. Insurance Forums
Creative Corner Creative Corner - A place for poetry, stories, songs, and anything else inspired by your own creativity.
Addictions Addictions - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with addictions and addictive disorders, including substance abuse and alcoholism. Addiction Forums
The 12 Steps The 12 Steps - A safe & supportive place to discuss your journey with the 12 steps.
Gambling, TV and Internet Addiction Gambling, TV and Internet Addiction - For gambling, TV and Internet addiction discussions and support.
Sexual Addictions Sexual Addictions - For people who grapple with sexual addiction. Porn Addiction Forums
Smoking Cessation Smoking Cessation - Quit Smoking Forums
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Anxiety, Panic and Phobias Anxiety Forums
Anxiety Success Stories Anxiety Success Stories -
Social Anxiety & Selective Mutism Social Anxiety & Selective Mutism - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with social anxiety and selective mutism.
Autism and Asperger's Syndrome Autism and Asperger's Syndrome - For all autism and autism-spectrum disorders. Autism Forums
Autism Success Stories Autism Success Stories -
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD or ADHD).
ADHD Success Stories ADHD Success Stories -
Bipolar Bipolar - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with bipolar disorder and mania (and hypomania).
Bipolar Treatments Bipolar Treatments - For the discussion of treatments related to bipolar disorder.
Bipolar Success Stories Bipolar Success Stories -
Body Dysmorphic Disorder Body Dysmorphic Disorder - For information & support about body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
Childhood Emotional Neglect
Postpartum Depression Postpartum Depression -
Depression Success Stories
Treatment Resistant Depression
Dissociative Disorders Dissociative Disorders - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with a depersonalization or dissociative disorder (such as DID, also known as multiple personality disorder).
The Garden The Garden - For those living with DID and feeling vulnerable (not necessarily for littles). This is the place for lighthearted, safe interaction -- NOT for the difficulties in living with DID.
Teen Alters Garden Teen Alters Garden - For alters who are teens.
Eating Disorders Eating Disorders - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with eating issues, such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and overeating.
Overeating & Binge Eating Overeating & Binge Eating -
OCD and Trichotillomania OCD and Trichotillomania - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD), dermotillomania, and trichotillomania. OCD Forums
Personality Place Personality Place - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with questions about their personality, a personality disorder, or a related psychological concern.
Avoidant Personality Disorder Avoidant Personality Disorder -
Borderline Personality Disorder
Dependent Personality Disorder
Narcissistic Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder -
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Post-traumatic Stress Post-traumatic Stress - Emotional support group & friendship forum for those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD Forums
Complex PTSD Complex PTSD - For people who suffer from complex post-traumatic stress disorder.
Schizoaffective Disorder Schizoaffective Disorder - For information & support for schizoaffective disorder.
Self Injury Self Injury - An emotional support group & friendship forum to support one another in dealing with and helping each other to reduce self injury behaviors.
Survivors of Abuse Survivors of Abuse - A place for people being abused and the survivors of abuse, whether it be childhood, adult, emotional, psychological , sexual, or physical abuse or assault (like sexual assault).
Romantic Feelings Toward My Therapist
Psychiatric Medications Psychiatry Forums
Getting Off of Meds
Hospitalization & Inpatient Treatment Hospitalization & Inpatient Treatment - A forum for discussion of hospitalization and inpatient treatment for mental illness and addiction.
Other Treatments Other Treatments - The place to discuss all other forms of treatment, including ECT, rTMS, herbs, supplements, etc.
Self-Help Ideas and Goal Setting Self-Help Ideas and Goal Setting - A place to share goal setting and self-help ideas. Please also check out the online book, Psychological Self-Help by Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd. Personal Development Forums
Habit Change Habit Change - Want to change a long-standing habit or behavior that's doing you no good?
Steps to Better Self-Esteem Steps to Better Self-Esteem - Learn the steps to better self-esteem, and help others find better self-esteem too.
Health Support Health Support - We often have to deal with physical ailments, illnesses and concerns in addition to, or helping to cause, our mental health concerns. You may also want to visit NeuroTalk for your neurological and genera Health Forums
Exercise & Weight Loss
Disabilities and Chronic Diseases
Grief and Loss Grief Forums
Partners of People & Caregivers Support Partners of People & Caregivers Support - A place where caregivers, family, concerned friends and partners of people with a mental health issue can come for advice, guidance and mutual support about how best to help a lo
Partners of People with Personality Disorders Partners of People with Personality Disorders - For people who are friends, family, or in a relationship with someone who has a personality disorder. Share coping strategies, dealing with stress, & other tips.
Chronic Pain Support Chronic Pain Support - For anyone who suffers from chronic pain. Chronic Pain Forums
Healthy Parenting Healthy Parenting - Want to share advice on parenting, offer support to other parents, or ask a parenting question? Parenting Forums
Men-Focused Support Men-Focused Support - For topics and support focused on men's issues. Men only. Men Forums
Women-Focused Support Women-Focused Support - For topics and support focused on women's issues. Women only. Women Forums
Sexual and Gender Issues Sexual and Gender Issues - For frank and open discussion about sexuality, sexual identity (gay/lesbian/transgendered/bisexual), sexual problems and sexual issues.
LGBTQ+ Support LGBT Forums
Seniors' Lounge Seniors' Lounge - For older members who'd like to have a place to call their own. Please, 55 and older only. Senior Forums
Talk Mental Health Forum general discussions
mental well-being
ReachOut Forums Culture Feeling connected to culture is important. Here is where you can share your culture, vent about challenges and learn from others.
Disability and Chronic Illness This is a safe space to chat, vent, and share your experiences, and connect with other people who get it. This is where we chat about everything from
Drugs and Alcohol
Family and home life We are chatting all things home life over here. From navigating family dynamics, boundaries and independence to moving out for the first time. Family Forums
Friendship and relationships Relationship Forums
Games Pop in to play today! All kinds of Community games here.
Hanging Out
Heavy Feels Whether you’re battling stress and anxiety or you feel like you’re just not coping. Heavy feels is where you can go to chat with others about how to
School This is a safe space to talk about school life. Here you can talk about starting school, changing schools, choosing subjects, and leaving school.
Sexuality This is a safe place to give and receive support when working out your sexual identity.
Study Stress If study related stress is a lot right now, you’re not alone. This is a place where you can share anything to do with study stress, whether it be
Taking care of myself Head over here to find resources, share tips for wellbeing, distractions and how to cope when things are tough.
Work and Money
MH Innovation Forum Courses
Funding Opportunities
MHIN Africa - Opportunities
Sane Forums Lived Experience Forum
Friends, Family & Carers Forum
Our stories A place to read the stories of people like you and share your own experience.
Looking after ourselves
Social Spaces
Something’s not right All about struggles, not coping, having a rough time or challenges with diagnoses. Ask questions, ask for help, offer support, share your knowledge
Useful resources Services, tools, new research, treatments, technologies, books, websites. Ask for resources or post helpful ones you’ve found.
Special Events
Life After Bushfires
Able Here Forum Depression/Mental Health Issues Mental Illness/Depression Chat, Advice, & Help/Support. Moderator By Scott Reynolds...
Scope Disability Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Talk about your mental health and wellbeing. Advice given here should not be seen as professional advice or as a substitute for professional evaluation and care. If you feel like you might harm yourself, please call the Samaritans on 116 123.
Diabetes UK Emotional and Mental Health Use this forum to discuss and find emotional and/or mental health support. We're in this together.
Suicide Forum Mental Health Disorders A gathering place to talk about and gain support for various mental health issues.
IBS Group Mental Health This forum is used to discuss anxiety, depression, addiction, rehab, fear, isolation and social phobia and how it relates to your Digestive illness...
Alliance Of Hope Mental Illness A place to discuss mental illness's suffered by those who have died, and the challenges that resulted.
Insomnia Sleep Disorder Forum Mental Health Read & ask questions in our insomnia discussion forums, covering topics like treatment, unusual symptoms, coping, caregiving, research, & more page 1 of 1
Chronic Dry Eye Mental Health Read & ask questions in our chronic dry eye discussion forums, covering topics like treatment, unusual symptoms, coping, caregiving, research, & more! page 1 of 1
Femunity Forums Mental Health
420 Magazine Mental Health
Christian Forums General Mental Health This is now a READ ONLY area. Threads and posts that were once made in here should now be done in the General Struggles forum.
Social Anxiety Support Mental Health and Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) Discuss Mental Health and SAD as it's portrayed in the popular media and viewed by the general public. Share ideas for bringing awareness, increasing...

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