There are sites covering virtually every topic and offering advice or information on almost any problem you may have. There are even sites for individuals who can identify with each other on religious grounds or ethical issues. Similarly people with disabilities, either mental or physical impairments, have special sites, which cater specifically to them.
They have topics of interest to this special group, forums for discussion and the chance to interact with individuals with similar problems and faced with the same challenges. It provides them with a variety of individuals with whom they can share thoughts and feelings about various issues, and possibly devise coping strategies in times of stress.