Monsters, Voices, Hallucinations: My Life With Schizophrenia

A riveting depiction of what it’s like to live with the illness

Woman with schizophrenia having hallucinations.
    My monsters are always just here. There is one that has been around the past few months. He looms over me. I feel him hanging above me as I write this. I call him “Loomy.”
    Rachel Star Withers

    Rachel Star Withers


    Rachel Star Withers is an entertainer, speaker, video producer, and schizophrenic. She has appeared on TV shows including: MTV’s “Ridiculousness,” “TruTV,” “America’s Got Talent” and is the host of "Insanity with Rachel Star") on Amazon Prime. She grew up seeing monsters, hearing people in the walls, and intense urges to hurt herself. Rachel creates videos documenting her schizophrenia, ways to manage ,and let others like her know they are not alone and can still live an amazing life. She has written Lil Broken Star: Understanding Schizophrenia for Kids and a tool for schizophrenics, To See in the Dark: Hallucination and Delusion Journal.