Supportiv, the on-demand peer-to-peer support service, is releasing a new batch of resources exploring the interplay between marginalized identities and a range of mental health issues.

BERKELEY, Calif. (PRWEB) February 23, 2022

In a new addition to its collection of AMPLIFY articles, Supportiv ( adds to its amplified awareness of complex and marginalized mental health challenges while presenting new ideas in first person and challenges to mainstream conversations.

Helena Plater-Zyberk, co-founder and CEO of Supportiv, explains why it’s so important to recognize the impact of marginalization on individual mental health: “When your mental health experience is complex or less often discussed in conversations, the people around you are much less likely to make you feel understood or validated, even if they want to.We work better together as humans when we have a sense of what the others might cross.

Student writers from across the United States delve into the emotional struggles of issues of identity and marginalized experience. Recently released titles in the AMPLIFY Collection ( include:

Diagnostic disparities among black women | Ariel Montague

Eco-anxiety, climate change and mental health BIPOC | Madeleine Tremblay

Mental Health of Mixed Races: Thinking in Brown and White | Sophie Reisbord

What Inclusiveness Means for People with Disabilities | Sarah Kimac

LGBTQIA+ Alienation in Indigenous Communities | Maleah Mays

Colorism-Based Social Status Harms Self-Image Among South Asians | Aditi Bhat

How our view of autism should change in 2022 | Fox Richards

Disproportionate Filipino-American Covid Deaths: Grief and Coping | Melissa Cabana

The intergenerational trauma of living in the diaspora | Bara’a Oriqat

Co-founder Pouria Mojabi highlights the significance of these new additions to Supportiv’s AMPLIFY collection: “Disability, neurodivergence, and racial and cultural background combine to leave a unique mark on individual mental health. Although the Everyone’s experience is different, it’s important to amplify the nuances of personal perspectives when we can, because someone is looking for someone who identifies.Whether you’ve encountered these specific challenges or not, everyone has something to learn from these resources.

In addition to its peer support network, relevant Supportiv articles and advice also appear in real time in its 24/7 peer support chats. By typing a few words in response to the question: “What is your fight?” users are matched in less than a minute with topic-specific peer-to-peer group chats for anonymous support – from pandemic burnout to viral anxiety, from relationship drama to isolation, and from trauma to depression. Even experiences of objectification, culture, stigma and shame are up for discussion in Supportiv’s anonymous peer support discussions.

Read nuanced perspectives on common, yet under-resourced, struggles at

For more information about participating in the ongoing Amplify Writing Internship, visit

Supportiv has already made over 700,000 users feel less alone, anxious, stressed, misunderstood and hopeless through its moderator-guided discussions with AI-powered content and resource recommendations. The Peer Support Network is instantly available at

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