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HealthyPlace.com - September 6 and 7 Chat Conferences
September 6, Wednesday Evening Chat (8PM Central):
"Living without Depression and Manic Depression: A
Guide to Maintaining Mood Stability" with guest,
Mary Ellen Copeland, MA and MS, of
Mrs. Copeland has experienced episodes of severe mania
and depression for most of her life. Living and working
in Vermont as a researcher and author, she has worked to
help herself and others identify, live with and manage
depression and manic depression. Mrs. Copeland is the
author of many books, tapes, articles and booklets,
including "The Depression Workbook: A Guide to Living
with Depression and Manic Depression," "Living without
Depression and Manic Depression: A Guide to Maintaining
Mood Stability," "Wellness Recovery Action Plan," "The
Adolescent Depression Workbook," "The Worry Control
Workbook" and "Winning Against Relapse." She is also
the co-producer of the video "Coping with Depression"
and producer of the audio tape, "Strategies for Living
with Depression and Manic Depression." All her works
are based on her on-going study of the day-to-day
coping strategies of people who experience psychiatric
symptoms and of how people have gotten well and stayed
well. She will be taking your personal questions during
this important chat conference.
You may want to visit: the six sites in the HealthyPlace.com
Depression Community at
including "The Apocalypse Suicide Page," "Good Mood," "Living
with Depression," "Mental Health Recovery," "NIMH" and
"SHOCKED!;" the six sites in the HealthyPlace.com Bipolar
Community at http://www.healthyplace.com/Communities/Bipolar/Site/index.htm,
including "A Manic Depression Primer," "Catching a Darkness,"
"Cycle of Moods," "Kathryn's Corner," "Living as a Manic
Depressive" and "NIMH;" or the 59 other community sites at
September 7, Thursday Evening Chat (8PM Central): "Anxiety
Disorder Relapses" with guest, Evelyn Goodman, Psy.D. and
MFT, of http://www.anxietyrecovery.com. Dr. Goodman has
been in private practice in West Los Angeles since 1979,
working with individuals, couples, families and groups
to assist in resolving the underlying problems creating
stress and anxiety as a therapist, teacher, author,
consultant, speaker and workshop/conference presenter.
She will be discussing what to do and what to expect when
you experience the setbacks or relapses that often occur
after "recovery" from anxiety disorders. Dr. Goodman will
be taking your personal questions during this important
You may want to visit the eight sites in the HealthyPlace.com
Anxiety/Panic Community at
including, "Anxiety, Panic,Phobias," "Anxiety Self-Help,"
"Living with Agoraphobia," "NIMH," "PAEMS," "Patti's Panic
Place," "The Anxieties Site" and "The Caregiver" or the
Community's journalers at
The transcripts from all our previous chat conferences are here:
Is Self-Esteem Healthy? - Guest: Dr. Robert F. Sarmiento
Self-Help Stuff That Works - Guest: Adam Khan
Depression Treatments - Guest: Dr. Louis Cady
Special Education Law - Guests: Pete and Pam Wright.
Mood Disorders in Children - Guest: Trudy Carlson.
Undoing Depression - Guest: Dr. Richard O'Connor
Bipolar Medication Non-Compliance, Dual Diagnosis, Dealing
Effectively With Manic Episodes - Guest: Dr. Eric Bellman
Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder - Manic
Depression - Guest: Dr. Ronald Fieve
Social Phobia, Social Anxiety - Guest: Luann Linquist
Power Over Panic - Guest: Bronwyn Fox
Attacking Anxiety and Depression - Guest: Carolyn Dickman
Conquering Panic, Anxiety and Phobias - Guest: Dr. Abbot Lee Granoff
We have many SUPPORT GROUPS (hosted chats on various topics).
Help yourself and join one of our new groups:
The chat conferences are free of charge. Please feel free
to invite your friends, mail list buddies and anyone else
who you feel might benefit. Our guests always answer your
personal questions. If you have a topic/guest suggestion
for a future conference, I hope you will write me or David
Roberts, our Chat Conference Coordinator.
Charles, Community Partner Team
HealthyPlace.com - Mental Health Communities
"When you're at HealthyPlace.com, you're never alone."
All conferences start at: 6 PM Pacific, 7 Mountain,
8 Central and 9 Eastern (USA Time Zones). If you need a
time zone clock, find one at http://www.worldtimeserver.com/.
We meet on our chat site in "Conference Room-Main" at
IMPORTANT!! If this is your first visit to our chat site, at
the login page, click on the "new account" link and fill out
the required information. Make up your own username and
password. Back at the login page, click on the"remember
account" box, and you are ready to go. If you are using
webtv or a MAC, make sure you select the "html" chat
client rather than the "java" or "java light" ones.