Open Sourcing Mental Illness - SkiPHP 2014

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Open Sourcing Mental Illness - SkiPHP 2014

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January 18, 2014
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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 Buspar Strattera Klonopin

  8. What it’s like

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

  10. Anxiety

  11. Problems focusing

  12. Spiraling chains of thought

  13. Obsessing on negative events

  14. Unwanted thoughts

  15. Feeling alone/unlike anyone else

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

  17. Suicidal thoughts and self-mutilation

  18. This will kill you one way or another

  19. Anxiety and depression raise mortality rate http://www.newrepublic.com/article/ 113176/science-loneliness-how- isolation-can-kill-you

  20. “Depression is the worst disease you can get” http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=NOAgplgTxfc

  21. None
  22. As a developer

  23. Positives

  24. Working with teams

  25. Conferences & Community

  26. Techniques

  27. Most of us self-medicate

  28. Therapy

  29. Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  30. Medicine

  31. Exercise

  32. Meditation

  33. Light

  34. Avoidance of triggers

  35. Crying

  36. Finding comfort

  37. Helping friends & coworkers

  38. Empathy Empathy Empathy

  39. Help them feel safe

  40. Acknowledge their frustration

  41. Change is terrifying

  42. Encourage & enable them to seek help

  43. Mental Health First Aid www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org

  44. Resources

  45. ๏ 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
  46. ๏ http://www.patientslikeme.com/ ๏ https://www.moodscope.com/ ๏ https://www.superbetter.com/ ๏ http://BlueHackers.org ๏ Mental

    Illness Happy Hour (http://mentalpod.com/) ๏ http://mentalpod.com/forum/
  47. One More Thing

  48. Want to help? Talk and share funkatron.com/osmi prompt.engineyard.com

  49. Thank you for listening https://joind.in/10457