When you can’t do anything about your own situation, you feel helpless and hopeless, you might still be able to help someone else in need of another kind. I did, I wrote about that, and it did improve my mental health and sense of purpose. From signing an online petition to monthly financial commitment, there are all kinds of ways to feel useful and part of a caring community.
Bravehearts Helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse
Reach Helping young people (and their teachers) slay their dragons and become the best they can be
Oxfam Projects to overcome poverty all over the world
UNHCR The UN Refugee Agency
KY Anonymous Steubenville, Ohio, ring any bells for you?
Amnesty International Raising human rights issues globally
Joyful Heart Foundation Mariska Hegarty, deadset HERO
*I’d love your suggestions here*