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Open Sourcing Mental Illness - Lone Star PHP 2013

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June 29, 2013
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Open Sourcing Mental Illness - Lone Star PHP 2013

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June 29, 2013
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  1. Open Sourcing Mental Illness Ed Finkler @funkatron • funkatron.com

  2. Who I am

  3. My Diagnoses

  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. None
  22. As a developer

  23. Positives

  24. Working with teams

  25. Interacting with users

  26. IRC & forums

  27. Conferences & Community

  28. Techniques

  29. Most of us self-medicate

  30. Therapy

  31. Medicine

  32. Exercise

  33. Meditation

  34. Light

  35. Avoidance of triggers

  36. Crying

  37. Finding comfort

  38. Helping friends & coworkers

  39. Help them feel safe

  40. Frustration

  41. Change

  42. Resources

  43. ๏ 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
  44. ๏ http://www.patientslikeme.com/ ๏ https://www.moodscope.com/ ๏ https://www.superbetter.com/ ๏ Mental Illness Happy

    Hour (http://mentalpod.com/) ๏ http://mentalpod.com/forum/
  45. Two more things https://joind.in/8689 3:30pm in Open Spaces: BlueHackers BoF

  46. Thank you for listening