was Mental Help Net's own support community for people coping with mental illness and stressful life problems.It was transferred to new ownership in August, 2012.
It’s hard to find someone you click with, but it is even harder when you have an illness. They “get it” or “totally understand” because they know someone with a mental illness. Well, that brings up its own set of difficulties because when you meet someone online you aren’t really talking to them. So, how and when do you talk about your mental illness: before the first date or after your second? Make no mistake: some individuals are more understanding than others.The site is hosted by Brian Chiko in memory of his brother John.SZ forums run on old webboard software which can be unreliable. One of MSR’s founders, a therapist working in addiction recovery, watched many of his clients struggle and grow frustrated trying to find sober roommates.Australian-owned sites RSVP and Oasis Active both use key words to search for people with common interests.
Oasis guides people as they are filling in the various sections of their profiles and uploading images about the , while Dating Disabled has a detailed Frequently Asked Questions section that includes information on profile preparation.The links listed below point to online communities waiting to extend a welcome hand to a lonely traveler.Trafficked mostly by people dealing with mental health issues, these communities serve as a refuge, meeting place, social club and lifeline.The sites also give tips on internet safety, including how to exclude your details for anonymity, and taking your time before meeting other people for the first time at a safe, public place.You can also block people from viewing your profile and from contacting you.However, this site has a *devoted* following and is quite active most of the time. Surprisingly, we couldn't find a roommate matching service for people committed to living a clean lifestyle that also protected their personal information. Whether you're in recovery or you've chosen to live clean for other reasons, one of the best ways to maintain your clean lifestyle is to surround yourself with likeminded people, particularly in your living environment.