We are so happy you've chosen to try out this mental health, mental wellness and self-harm prevention community forum! This forum is free of charge w/the only price of admission being an open and non-judgmental heart and mind and sharing and listening w/compassion so that members may open up and discusss the issues that matter most in a safe and supportive environment!
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We’re so glad you have chosen to fight for your own mental wellbeing by joining a community dedicated to helping youth find peer-based support for their mental health struggles. In addition to leaning on your peers, please don’t forget to take advantage of the many 100% FREE resources we have shared on this forum and will continuously update to make sure you are getting the most relevant and up-to-date help! Just a few examples of these other resources are our original educational materials, our self-harm prevention resources, and our Friends for Life initiative (which has it’s own forum thread “FFL Meet-Up).
Congratulations on standing up for your mental wellness and fighting for your safety and health, please go start exploring and once again, welcome to the @ESE forum!