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Finding a friendly chat

Discussion in 'Bipolar Disorder' started by djchuang, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. djchuang

    djchuang Newbie

    One thing that I've found helpful is having a conversation with someone that's empathetic and friendly, a good listener. There's something called a "warm line" that is available in the county where I live (Orange County, California) that's run by volunteers connected to a mental health nonprofit.

    I just found that this kind of a peer or volunteer service is available in many other parts of the country too - see the website Warmlines, where it defines it as = "A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery themselves."

    Sometimes I am looking for a chat online (instead of the one-on-one private phone call like on a warm line). In today's social media times, that seems to be harder to find. Where have you found a good chat room online where there's a good mix of people for an occasional keyboard-to-keyboard fellowship?
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