Conquering Depression and Anxiety: A Review of Anchor Publication

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Anchor: Overcoming Depression & Anxiety is a new, digital health publication that provides readers with great tools for battling mental illness and advocating for mental health.

Founded by CEO Bill MacPhee and launched in the spring of 2012, Anchor is a division of Magpie Media, Inc. The web-based magazine is filled with both medical insight and personal stories of those affected by mental illness.

Equipped with an advisory board of mental health professionals, Anchor is “dedicated to bringing hope, dignity, and support by providing inspiration and information about mental health issues.”

In the first issue, Editor-in-Chief Dianne Duckett, shares a personal account of her experience witnessing depression in a close friend. Duckett writes,

“If nothing else, I want readers of the new Anchor to know that here is hope, there is help, and that depression and anxiety are valid mental health issues that many, many people—including my friend—have experienced.”

Each issue contains a feature story as well as sections about recovery, coping, everyday life, and research. The entire magazine provides insight and answers to the myriad of questions surrounding mental illness. In addition, the content is rooted in up-to-date and ground-breaking research.

As a digital publication, Anchor is user-friendly and easy on the eyes. The clean, crisp layout is thoughtfully optimized for tablet and mobile web-reading.

Anchor is a promising source of information and useful articles. The subscription price is affordable and includes access to digital archives. To subscribe and learn more about mental illness, please visit Anchor's website:


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