18percent is a free and global peer to peer support group centered around mental health.
Zach’s close family friend Louis passed away after struggling for 3 years with schizoaffective disorder / bipolar type 1. In his honor, Zach teamed up with David to start 18percent.
Slack is an internal chat service that offers “channels” for community members to hang out and spark conversation.
Everyone is welcome to join, but you must abide by the code of conduct. The code of conduct allows our members to feel safe. We prefer you don’t promote anything to our members. If you unsure, you can DM a moderator.
At any given moment, 18 percent of the United States population, suffers from some mental illness.
18percent’s goal is for members to learn from valuable resources, make long lasting friendships, and share their story. We aspire to be the largest online community for people struggling with mental illness with a long-term mission to end the stigma of mental illness.
This project is fully funded by two friends Zach & David. 18percent is not affiliated with any companies, organizations or 3rd parties.
Yes, 100% free and always will be.
All emails are hidden, protecting anonymity.
Like mental health, 18percent is global. We have members in every major city and country.
We ask for your email in order to sign up for the 18percent Slack group and receive occasional emails to the latest news on the community.
The community is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Website.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 immediately.
Contact one of our moderators. All moderators have a green shield next to their name. You can contact the mods by joining the community and joining the #mods_support channel.
You can also visit the contact page.