Latest Articles by Christina Bruni
Stress and Trauma Coping Skills for Schizophrenia Recovery
In light of the anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks this SharePost will list tactics for healing trauma and coping with PTSD. The Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP) defines trauma as “extreme stress brought on by shocking or unexpecte...
5 Strategies for Dealing with Paranoia
Paranoia is a common symptom of schizophrenia and can interfere with your daily life. Learn five coping strategies to keep your paranoia in check.
Exposing Your Mental Illness in the Workplace
My schizophrenia diagnosis was disclosed via the employee newsletter. In 2004, I had won the NAMI-Staten Island Volunteer of the Year award for my “courageous accomplishments in improving the lives of people living with mental illnesses and their fam...
Successful Employment with Schizophrenia
Here are some practical ways to find and succeed at a job with schizophrenia.
5 Ways Schizophrenia Changes You
Schizophrenia is a life altering condition both mentally and physically. Here are the primary changes and what you can do to cope.
Treating Depression with Schizophrenia
Depression is a common co-occurance with chronic illness - including schizophrenia. Here are some natural treatment methods.
Getting Treatment You Deserve
Not all psychiatrists are created equal. Here are key factors to take into consideration when developing a schizophrenia treatment plan.
5 Family Support Tips for Parents and Peers
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 Ann Bruni, drove me to the ho...