However, it would be irresponsible not to point out some of the possible drawbacks.
This includes a message board that is open to all ages, and which also has a “Teen Talk” forum.
There are also links to 3 chat rooms suitable for under 18s with no adult chat.
Edwina’s Bipolar Depression Support is fresh and fun.
Yes, it provides some great support, but it has many other features that make a appealing for a wide range of folks, especially young people. The mix of chat and education and support resources makes this a great choice for the recently diagnosed.
The combination of a light, personal touch with so much useful info is unique in bipolar chat room land. Note that there is an expectation that users are actively following a treatment plan and have a commitment to staying well.