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A couple of handy tips for guest blog submissions

We encourage blog writers who write about mental health in all its shapes and forms to share their posts with fellow tribers.

As we are committed to maintaining a lively but civil platform for discussion, we ask, when you submit your blog, to please avoid the following:


  • Triggering language which could cause distress
  • Commercial promotions
  • Requests for financial aid
  • Mudslinging at other organizations

Please email your submission posts to submit@blackdogtribe.com.

In keeping with the Black Dog Tribe ethos, we will on occasion, invite  other regular

19 | 09 | 2013
The tide of life keeps turning

An insightful poem written by triber Debbie about her struggles with mental health. She wrote them when she was 20, but states that the sentiment is still the same.

30 | 07 | 2014
Small steps to my change

Triber Susie Bell has sent us a poem written for her blog. 'Small Steps to Change' explores the slow walk to recovery and the choices that we have to make with each step.

29 | 07 | 2014
July Collaboration Blog: If depression was a person I would tell them...

For this month’s collaboration blog we asked you ‘If depression was a person, what would you tell them?’ It seemed that many of you had something to say to depression, over 100 of you

28 | 07 | 2014
Looking For Depression In All Of The Wrong Places

Triber Scott Delonnette is a regular contributor to BDT. Today, he has shared with us his story Looking For Depression In All Of The Wrong Places that he has written for

28 | 07 | 2014
Negative emotions in recovery: Fear, sadness and everything inbetween

Today's guest blog is courtesy of triber Kathleen, a wonderful lady who is on a mission to help others find out what works to make them feel and do better. If you would like more advice

25 | 07 | 2014
5 ways to be kind to your mind!

Triber and Blogger Amy Lee Adam has sent in her wonderful tips for being kind to your mind. Orginally for Mental Health Awareness week, we think Amy's tips stand the test of time to help

23 | 07 | 2014
The road to recovery

Triber Craig has written in to tell us his experience with depression and recovery. As we are all human, there is no straight forward path to recovery. In his blog, Craig recognises

23 | 07 | 2014
We're all fighting our own battles

Regular Triber Miranda has sent in her blog about trying to change. Miranda takes time to recognise the need for self-care, evaluation and mindfulness. You can find her  @

22 | 07 | 2014
The Mathematical Meaning

Triber Kim writes poetry to explore her experiences with mental illness. We are all searching for truths in life, but have very different practices. Let us know your thoughts on Kim

21 | 07 | 2014
Happiness is...

What is happiness? Are your daily and weekly activities making you happy or should you cut them out of your life? Triber Doreen talks about her decisions, acknowledging which things

18 | 07 | 2014