Living with schizophrenia changes you in five important ways:
1. You often become "invisible."
Some of us have outward appearances of schizophrenia: talking to voices aloud, uncombed hair, mannerisms a little "off." Others can fit right in to society and hold jobs and Read more
There are three major types of depression - clinical, situational, and seasonal.
I had the last two. After I got out of the hospital the second time I was depressed because I had landed in the hospital again. Dr. Santiago gave mean anti-depressant, and assured: "I give all my patients this when they come out of the... Read more
In light of the anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks this SharePost will list tactics for healing trauma and Read more
About a year ago I wrote about the Positive Psychiatry movement I've started to honor and recognize the best and brightest professionals in the mental health field. In a Schizophrenia Bulletin First Person... Read more
I want to revisit the topic of family support for peers in recovery. What I write parents or peers can use interchangeably.
Unconditional support is key in maintaining a healthy recovery in the long term. My mother, Mary... Read more