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Mental Health Blogger — Lived Experience Required

HealthyPlace Published: November 27, 2019
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If you’re a writer and want to reach a large audience of people interested in mental health, we hope you'll consider blogging for us. We are looking for mental health bloggers (paid contract positions) only in the following areas:

  1. Anxiety
  2. Treating anxiety
  3. Binge eating disorder
  4. Bipolar and young adults
  5. Building self-esteem
  6. Coping with depression
  7. Schizophrenia
  8. Addiction
  9. Depression and young adults
  10. Dissociative identity disorder
  11. Getting through tough times
  12. Parenting a child with a mental illness
  13. Living a blissful life
  14. Living with adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  15. Mental health and youth
  16. Family members with mental illness
  17. Borderline personality disorder
  18. Recovering from mental illness
  19. Relationships and mental illness
  20. Self-injury
  21. Eating disorders
  22. Mental health stigma
  23. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning issues
  24. Posttraumatic stress disorder
  25. Work and bipolar or work and depression
  26. Verbal abuse in relationships

Note: You must choose one or more of the above subject areas and you must have lived experience with that topic.

Here are the requirements:

  1. We are looking for people with lived experience and a depth of knowledge in their topic.
  2. Your real name and picture will be placed on the blog. You may not post as “anonymous.”
  3. You must be 21 or over.
  4. You must be a technically proficient writer who can write compelling, original content. To give you an example of what we consider to be good writing, please see here and here.
  5. You need to be able to speak out on topics relating to your subject and be willing to share pertinent, personal experiences.
  6. You must do videos. All bloggers are required to do at least one video blog post a month.
  7. You must be able to promote your blog via your website, Facebook, Twitter, and so on.
  8. You must be able to respond appropriately to reader comments.
  9. You must be willing to make a one-year commitment to blogging with us.
  10. You need to be reliable and self-motivated.
  11. You must be able to use a blogging platform and knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) is a plus.

If you are interested and have what it takes, please send us an email (info [AT] healthyplace [DOT] com, subject header: blogger position) with the following:

  1. Your name
  2. Your e-mail address
  3. The chosen blog topic (one or more from the above list)
  4. A summary of who you are, your writing experience, any blogging or website experience, your motivation for doing this, and what you might have to offer to our readers
  5. A link to your current blog or site (if you have one)
  6. A 350-400 word sample blog post on your desired topic as a Word document attachment; this must be included to be considered
  7. Links to your social media accounts

Please understand it can take up to a month to process your application due to the number of applications we receive. We appreciate your time and interest and look forward to hearing from you.

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