WebTribes Promotes World Mental Health Day

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Well-known social networking support community for people affected by depression, anxiety, OCD, and addiction helps raise awareness for a good cause.

WebTribes (http://www.webtribes.com), the first and only network of online social networking support websites is pleased to support World Mental Health Day on October 10th. The World Federation For Mental Health (WFMH) first started World Mental Health Day in 1992, with the goal of heightening public awareness about the importance of mental health, and to gain understanding and improve attitudes about mental disorders. This year's theme is "Mental Health in a Changing World: The Impact of Culture and Diversity."

WebTribes, founded in the summer of 2006, is the top destination for people looking to connect online and find support from others also affected by life changing illnesses through their websites -- http://www.DepressionTribe.com, http://www.AnxietyTribe.com, http://www.OCTribe.com, http://www.AddictionTribe.com, as well as http://www.HIVAidsTribe.com.

"WebTribes is proud to champion a very important cause. There is still a long way to go in removing the stigma associated with mental health issues, but we are seeing some progress and raising awareness is a step in the right direction," says Kristin FitzGerald, co-founder WebTribes Inc.

WebTribes is promoting World Mental Health Day by displaying educational and promotional messages across the homepage of each of their mental health sites linking to the WFMH website. The story also has top billing in their October newsletter.

About WebTribes:
WebTribes Inc. is the first and only network of online social networking support websites designed for people with life consuming illnesses. With five unique websites (tribes), WebTribes is a place where people suffering with similar challenges can connect in a non-threatening way. Each tribe is designed with the latest in social networking functionality giving members the ability to express themselves through profile page design, blogs, forums, chat, tribe vibes and more. Located in Los Angeles, founded in 2006.


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