SOURCE: HealthyPlace.com, Inc.

HealthyPlace.com, Inc.

February 23, 2009 09:00 ET

HealthyPlace.com, the Largest Consumer Mental Health Site, Re-Launches With Important New Features for the More Than 30 Million People Who Suffer From Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar Disorder

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - HealthyPlace.com, which provides the most extensive depression and anxiety information on the internet, unveils several important new features for those who suffer from mood disorder-related illnesses.

HealthyPlace.com now features HealthyPlace Mediminder, a free medication reminder tool. Subscribers receive an e-mail or text message reminding them to take their medication or refill their prescription. Another tool is the HealthyPlace Mood Tracker, an online Mood Journal. The Mood Tracker is designed to help those with bipolar disorder or depression recognize and manage disruptive mood patterns as well gage the effectiveness of their psychiatric medications. A special feature of the HealthyPlace Mood Tracker is an automated message that is sent to the user's designee if their mood falls into their danger zone (seriously depressed or manic). The site also features a Clinical Trial Finder linked to the National Institute of Health's clinical trial database and HealthyPlace TV, a Live, weekly, mental health TV show aired over the internet.

In addition, there are two new sections written by awarding-winning mental health author, Julie Fast: The Gold Standard for Treating Depression and The Gold Standard for Treating Bipolar Disorder. These are in-depth, authoritative examinations of the best treatments for depression and bipolar disorder, including a discussion of medications and therapy as well as other elements of learning how to manage these potentially debilitating psychiatric disorders.

With one out of every five Americans suffering from some sort of mental or stress-related illness, HealthyPlace.com is a one-stop source for mental health information from experts and from people who are living with psychological disorders and their effects on a daily basis.

With breaking headlines on new mental health research studies, information on the side effects of today's major prescription medications, and discussions on a wide variety of topics ranging from ADHD children, stress and pregnancy, links between alcoholism and depression and much more, HealthyPlace.com knows that as with any health issue, information is power. It is their mission to inform anyone with concerns or who may already be suffering from mental health issues, that they are not alone, and that information and support is available. With an active support network, online psychological tests that are instantly scored, mental health books and videos, the site offers a full support system for those with mental health concerns, as well as support for friends and family members.

HealthyPlace.com is the largest consumer mental health site on the net with more than a million unique visitors a month. The site provides comprehensive information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. For additional information, go to: www.HealthyPlace.com

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