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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
Counsellor - a poem about recovery and resilience

Triber Hazel has penned a beautiful personal poem of gratitude to her counsellor, which explains how having their support has helped her rediscover her inner strength and

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19 | 09 | 2014
Losing Your Identity

Triber Lucy Roberts speaks openly about the feeling of losing one's identity when living with a mental illness.

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17 | 09 | 2014
THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS

Triber Jon writes about his initial diagnosis of depression and gives us a glimpse at what it is like to live with this mental illness. If you'd like to read more of Jon's writing,

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15 | 09 | 2014
Being friends with someone with depression

Triber @Widdles1 has shared the following vlog, where she talks about friendship and depression. Read more of her blog

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12 | 09 | 2014
My first experiences of depression

Dalia Carroll, one of our wonderful media volunteers, is today's guest blogger. Here, she recalls her initial depression diagnosis at the age of 19 and how, after 12 years of battling

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11 | 09 | 2014
Nic Cooper-Lewis is running for mental health!

This weekend, Nic Cooper-Lewis is taking on his first half marathon to raise money for mental health – but it won’t be his last! Nic will be entering several challenge events this

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09 | 09 | 2014
Who's Afraid Of The Big Black Dog?

Triber Miranda De Barra has written some #healingwords on the peaceful stand off she has made with her Black Dog. Miranda is an inspirational speaker, you can find out more at her

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08 | 09 | 2014
Overthinking less - and becoming comfortable in my own skin

This week's final blog is by triber Moira, who writes about her own personal 'Eureka!' moment: the realisation that she is more resilient than she first thought. She has grown during

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05 | 09 | 2014
If I can do it, so can you.

Triber Bryony may have to battle with a panic disorder on a daily basis but her mental health problem has not faltered her dream of exploring the great beauty that Earth has to offer

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03 | 09 | 2014