Nice article on how community support can make a huge difference in the lives of people living with mental illness.
There are many ways to get community support, but the amount of support available can vary widely. There are numerous groups: Depression/Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), Mental Health America (NMHA or MHA), Emotions Anonymous (EA), National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). If there isn’t a group like this in your area, see about how to start one. There are numerous other groups and agencies. Mental health professionals in your area should have a good list of what’s available locally.
DBSA home page
Another option is a finding a clubhouse that operates on