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A couple of handy tips for guest blog submissions

We encourage blog writers who write about mental health in all its shapes and forms to share their posts with fellow tribers.

As we are committed to maintaining a lively but civil platform for discussion, we ask, when you submit your blog, to please avoid the following:

 

  • Triggering language which could cause distress
  • Commercial promotions
  • Requests for financial aid
  • Mudslinging at other organizations

Please email your submission posts to submit@blackdogtribe.com.

In keeping with the Black Dog Tribe ethos, we will on occasion, invite  other regular

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19 | 09 | 2013
My Mountainside View

Triber Heartily Mindful invites us to take a look at her view from the mountainside. In her blog, she finds that writing poetry supports her journey to recovery. You can find more of

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27 | 08 | 2014
The Mind Cottage

Triber Lucy, who recently wrote about starting CBT, has written about a strategy that she put together with her therapist to help her deal with traumatic memories and distressing

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27 | 08 | 2014
Philip Whitmore: Proving that having schizophrenia does not have to hold you back.

Since the age of 14 triber Philip Whitmore has wanted to be a comedy scriptwriter. After experiencing some difficult 'disembodied' voices whispering to him, Philip reached

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26 | 08 | 2014
I had to change

Regular Triber Suzie Bell has sent us her poem from her blog HeartilyMindful. Suzie discusses the importance of taking each day at a time in your journey to recovery. You can

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26 | 08 | 2014
Keep calm and be a good girl

Today's guest blogger is Dutch triber BIPS, who writes about her latest hypomanic episode, her self-destructive behaviour and her doctor's decision to put her on a new type of

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21 | 08 | 2014
Depression in men is real - I've lived with the Black Dog

As a male sufferer of mental illness, triber Ian shares his journey - what caused him to become depressed and what he has learned along the way. He is eager to debunk the myths

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21 | 08 | 2014
What you can do to ease work-related stress

Triber Janine Lawrence shares her expert knowledge of coping with workplace stress, which she has gleaned from working with the police service and as a counsellor. Read more of her

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21 | 08 | 2014
Dear Depression

Today, newbie to the tribe Tali has written a letter to depression. She hopes that it will show others who have been prey to the Black Dog that they are not alone, that more help than

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20 | 08 | 2014
Starting CBT

*Trigger warning* Tribe member Lucy shares with us her experience of starting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and how it felt to open up candidly and

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19 | 08 | 2014
Awareness – A Double-Edged Sword

Triber Miranda writes about the problems that may arise as mental health receives greater awareness, and how the misuse of psychiatric terminology could cause further stigma.

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18 | 08 | 2014