tinkerdbrains is an independent publication launched in December 2022 by beep, who is deeply passionate about mental illness and health as part of the human condition. Also, dogs.
What you'll find here: possibly insane (true) stories to make people feel less alone. Common topics: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, c-ptsd, adhd, other letters, adulting, etc.
Upcoming: my experience with TMS treatments for depression.
Planning: more journalistic style posts on common misconceptions surrounding mental illness and its various treatments.
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