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Open Sourcing Mental Illness - True North PHP

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November 09, 2013

Open Sourcing Mental Illness - True North PHP

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November 09, 2013
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  1. Open Sourcing
    Mental Illness
    Ed Finkler
    @funkatron • funkatron.com

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  2. My Diagnoses

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  3. Generalized Anxiety
    Disorder

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  4. Lexapro
    Buspar
    Strattera
    Klonopin

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  5. What it’s like

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

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  7. Problems focusing

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  8. Spiraling chains
    of thought

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  9. Obsessing on
    negative events

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  10. Unwanted thoughts

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  11. Feeling alone/unlike
    anyone else

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

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  13. Suicidal thoughts and
    self-mutilation

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  14. This will kill you
    one way or another

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

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

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  17. As a developer

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  18. Working with teams

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  19. Conferences &
    Community

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  20. Most of us
    self-medicate

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  21. Cognitive Behavior
    Therapy

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  22. Avoidance of triggers

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  23. Finding comfort

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  24. Helping friends & coworkers

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  25. Empathy
    Empathy
    Empathy

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  26. Help them feel safe

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  27. Acknowledge their
    frustration

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  28. Change is terrifying

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  29. Encourage & enable
    them to seek help

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  30. ๏ 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

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  31. ๏ 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/

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  32. One More Thing

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

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  34. Thank you for listening
    https://joind.in/9988

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