As the year (pretty much) comes to an end, we’ve encapsulated some of our favourite blogs (in no particular order) on mental health.
Some of them are written by accomplished professionals in the field and some are heart-wrenching personal stories penned by survivors.
Some are spaces where it’s possible to share your own mental health, and some are just wholesome, motivating accounts.
Whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered.
The best of mental health blogs on Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress and basically all over the internet!
Good blogs to read daily
Healthy Place provides authoritative information and support to people with mental health concerns, along with their family members and other loved ones.
Here you'll find comprehensive, authoritative information on psychological disorders, psychiatric medications, and other mental health treatments. They also have online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, and more.
They believe the most important thing in a person's life is "peace of mind".
The Girl in the Sunflower Dress
In her personal-public blog, Dani Cook shares some of her experiences along with more relatable daily posts.
At a young age, Dani has managed to create a thriving community of over 40,000 members who interact with her daily on Facebook. A lot of what she posts is informational, motivational and activist.
My Self-Love Supply
MSLS is an Instagram page focused on creating content around self-love tips, routines and healthy living inspiration in short bite-sized consumables. They create cute checklists and charts that make comprehension easy. They are proud creators of some of the most shared content on mental health on Instagram.
The Talkspace Voice
Talkspace makes therapy available and affordable for all. Their mission is to provide more people with convenient access to licensed therapists who can help those in need, live a happier and healthier life. Their blog offers a plethora of topics, ranging from inspiration, life, community, clinical insights and much more.
The latest blog that has given a spin to mental health and how it is dealt with.
Now&Me's aim is to make mental health a comfortable topic of conversation and introduce it into people's everyday life.
Are You Ok Campaign
Having struggled with her own mental health, Leah started the "Are you ok?" campaign to make venues more aware and supportive of mental health and to give people an opportunity to ask for help if they need it.
Best blogs written by doctors
Started by Bill White, Chipur houses hundreds of helpful articles. In addition to being a mental health professional, Bill has wrestled mood and anxiety challenges for most of his life. Therefore, he just gets it!
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Psychology Today is devoted exclusively to everybody's favourite subject: Ourselves.
They've gathered a group of renowned psychologists, academics, psychiatrists and writers to contribute their thoughts and ideas. They're literally a live stream of what's happening in 'psychology today'.
Psych Central is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health online resource. Since 1995, their website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information to individuals struggling with a problem in their lives.
Dr. Anita Sanz
Dr. Anita is one of the top writers on Quora and has some of the most endearing posts on life, psychology and mental health. She also shares some personal anecdotes and reading her work is almost like conversing with a friend.
The advice section of BetterHelp exists to provide accurate essential information about mental health. BetterHelp offers access to licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), and board licensed professional counsellors (LPC).
Best personal story blogs
Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
The Mighty is a safe, supportive community for people facing health challenges and the people who care for them.
Time to change
Time To Change is a campaign to change the way people think and act about mental health problems. They feature personal accounts of those who have dealt with mental health issues in an attempt to provide courage, strength and support to those in need.
Now&Me is a free platform that allows people to voice their concerns, vent their feelings and express their emotions. It is practically an archive of feelings. Anyone can share their experiences here, and the best part is that this can also be done anonymously.
If we've missed someone or if there's someone else that you'd like us to add to this list then please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
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