Open Sourcing Mental Illness

Open Sourcing Mental Illness

Talk given at php|tek 13

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funkatron

May 16, 2013
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  1. Open Sourcing Mental Illness Ed Finkler @funkatron • funkatron.com

  2. Who I am

  3. My Diagnonses

  4. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  5. Adult ADD

  6. Meds I take

  7. Lexapro

  8. Buspar

  9. Strattera

  10. Klonopin

  11. What it’s like

  12. Intensity of emotion http://j.mp/killbillsiren

  13. Anxiety

  14. Problems focusing

  15. Spiraling chains of thought

  16. Obsessing on negative events

  17. Unwanted thoughts

  18. Feeling alone/unlike anyone else

  19. I'm broken and I will never be right

  20. Suicidal thoughts and self-mutilation

  21. As a developer

  22. Working with teams

  23. interacting with users

  24. IRC & forums

  25. Conferences & Community

  26. Techniques

  27. Most of us self-medicate

  28. Therapy

  29. Medicine

  30. Exercise

  31. Meditation

  32. Light

  33. Avoidance of triggers

  34. Crying

  35. Finding comfort

  36. Helping friends & coworkers

  37. Help them feel safe

  38. Frustration

  39. Change

  40. Resources

  41. ๏ http://helpguide.org/ ๏ http://www.devpressed.com/ ๏ http://nami.org ๏ http://bit.ly/namilocal ๏ Hope

    For The Day (http://htfd.org) ๏ http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/ ๏ http://www.nimh.nih.gov
  42. ๏ Mental Illness Happy Hour (http://mentalpod.com/) ๏ http://mentalpod.com/forum/

  43. Thank you for listening