About Project Hope & Beyond 

Project Hope & Beyond (PHB) is a program of Psych Central Community Connection, a nonprofit run by Psych Central, the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health social network. PHB is an online community for persons with unrelenting depression and anxiety, as well as their families and friends who want to better understand them. Its purpose is to offer support and hope to people whose conditions are lasting or difficult to treat, those who often fall through the cracks of today’s healthcare system.

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Blog Posts from Psych Central

Mother’s Memoir of Son’s Opioid Addiction Offers Hope

Lisa Hillman never meant to become a poster child for parents coping with a child’s drug problem. She was an accomplished health care administrator, a fundraising executive married to former Annapolis Mayor Richard Hillman, and the mother of two. Few people knew about the nightmare […]

8 Simple Ways to Give and Why Giving Is Good for You

Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” Giving feels good. We’ve all experienced that high from doing something good: donating our used books to the library, feeding the homeless at the soup […]

The Exercise Drug for Depression

Back in 400 B.C., Hippocrates wrote, “Eating alone will not keep a man well. He must also exercise.” But only 20 percent of Americans get the recommended 150 minutes of strength and cardiovascular physical activity per week, and 80 million Americans are entirely inactive. A recent Time […]

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What I'm thankful for

Today I have decided to think in terms of what I'm thankful for, rather than ruminate over being so depressed. I have been diagnosed as bipolar II, however I often question that diagnosis since I have only been depressed the last 12 years and never…
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