This section of our site is a place to find people who share your experiences.
So many of us feel uprooted. So many of the people we meet who’ve been labeled with mental illness or who call themselves crazy are the ones who are always looking for more or don’t fit anywhere: the ones who feel rootless, displaced, unheard; the ones who wander and search and chafe; the ones who drop out of college and try to make music, or ride freight trains, or lay in bed watching clouds; the ones who hear messages no one else hears or see connections no one else can believe; the ones who are haunted by restlessness and desire, conviction and doubt; the ones who can’t overlook the emptiness of modern life or find niches for themselves within it…
There is nothing that gnaws like loneliness. Finding real community and contributing to it is a huge part of real, sustainable mental health. You are not alone
You may end up meeting Icarus Project members in your town or you might end up getting advice from compassionate people typing on computers halfway around the world. If you’re lucky, you’ll find both.
The heart of our online community. Click here for dozens of interactive forums on topics ranging from mania and depression to relationships, treatment, alternate dimensions and mutual aid.
Group pages hosted here at TIP. Find local contacts, create a group based on mutual interests, join a working group, etc.
From the Bay Area to Minneapolis, in Canada and the UK, local radical mental health groups that share a vision and purpose are growing. Click here to get more info about finding or starting groups