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Mental Health Resources You Can Check on YouTube Today

Sep 23, 2022
By Excel V. Dyquiangco

3 min read

AB_Mental Health Resources You Can Check on YouTube Today

It's widely believed that using the Internet may harm mental health. But it's not all bad: YouTube, for one, provides an increasing number of mental health resources - which has the potential to enhance mental health through social support, validating experience, and sharing the good experience of getting assistance.

You don’t have to face your problems alone - you can go online to seek comfort and solace!

So if you are looking for comfort and solace or just looking for a more upbeat online environment, here are five YouTube channels that may help you take care of your mental health best experienced with your PLDT Home broadband.

The Mighty

The Mighty's goal is to link people with an online community on issues including mental health, disability, chronic and rare diseases, and more. Since joining YouTube in 2015, they've gathered around 90,000 subscribers and over 26 million views, with videos on subjects ranging from managing anxiety to identifying PTSD symptoms, as well as recurring series like "Ask a Bipolar Advocate" and "Mental Health Happy Hour."

AUTV (Anxiety United)

Billy Cross founded Anxiety United as a method to connect with individuals experiencing anxiety after battling his mental health for more than ten years. He offers daily coffee talks, personal vlogs, and anxiety advice on his channel, which he utilizes as a teaching tool and a means of responding. Billy's path may be followed by viewers going back 12 years before he grew his audience to over 20,000 subscribers.

Psych2Go

Psych2Go attempts to educate its enormous (9.42 million members) audience on mental health issues like depression, emotional trauma, toxic relationships, and physical signs of anxiety through entertaining animated films. Moreover, the channel targets a younger audience and promotes itself as a place where viewers can unwind, calm, and chat about all aspects of life and mental wellness on its About page.

Bite Size Psych

You may join about 300,000 other subscribers at Bite Size Psych if you're seeking quick bits of scientific knowledge. In addition to exhaustively studied information about willpower, happiness, and relationships, the channel offers entertaining puzzles and creative challenges. The movies, typically five minutes or fewer, have helpful visuals and a straightforward narrative that make the subjects simple to comprehend for viewers of any age.

Living Well With Schizophrenia

Lauren, a person with schizophrenia/schizoaffective illness, bipolar type, founded the website Living Well With Schizophrenia. She started the 170,000-subscriber channel to spread awareness of schizophrenia and mental disorders. She also details her personal encounters with drugs, delusions, and hallucinations.

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Here are five of the best YouTube channels dedicated to mental health you can subscribe to! Surely, subscribing to them can both educate and inspire you as you delve into the world of mental health and personal growth. However, while these resources are helpful, it's still best to seek professional help for proper assessment and an accurate diagnosis. mWell via PLDT Home is the perfect partner for you and your family's online consultation or teleconsultation needs. PLDT Home subscribers can now consult with doctors online, and avail of more health and wellness benefits from the mWell app. Learn more about mWell by visiting their official website.

 

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Excel V. Dyquiangco

Excel is a content writer at Next Upgrade assigned to lead sections of Sports & Fitness, Pop Culture, and Entertainment. He has been writing for magazines, newspapers, and websites for more than a decade. He often works out, and takes pride in having traveled to far-flung places in the Philippines such as Batanes and Tawi-Tawi.

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