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How to Crowdsource Your Mental Health for Free

Last year there were more than 36,000 suicides in the U.S., and 90% of them had a diagnosable and treatable psychiatric disorder at the time of their death. The proposed ObamaCare health plan supports increased mental illness benefits, but even those aren't enough to combat the rising costs and challenge with getting adequate mental health care treatment.
This session will show you how to use the free, online applications that are crowdsourcing mental health topics and treatments from a larger population sample than you or your doctor would normally have access to. You'll learn how to be an active Participant in your mental health care, instead of just the patient, to help reduce your treatment costs, decrease the length of treatment, and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life. You'll also learn how to protect your privacy and protect your mental health records and personal information from being revealed on the internet, keeping them safe from your employer.


  1. What online resources are available to help me understand and treat my mental illness, privately?
  2. How can I get an accurate diagnosis and more effective treatment for my mental illness using online applications?
  3. How do I research and participate in online mental health care platforms without my employer, family, or friends learning about my condition?
  4. How can I decrease my mental health care costs without changing my treatment plan?
  5. What can I do to get treatment for my mental illness when I don't have insurance or the money to pay for it?



Sarah Worthy, Tendenci Community Manager, Schipul - The Web Marketing Company

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