Rachel Star WithersPatient Advocate
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.
Latest by Rachel Star Withers
Is ECT barbaric or life-saving? One woman explains how electroconvulsive therapy saved her life but left her with substantial memory loss.
A woman who’s living with schizophrenia clears up the biggest misconceptions about the disease.
Any perceptions you held of schizophrenia are about to be shattered. Rachel Star Withers affords us a view inside her world living with the illness.