3 Tips About Warm Weather and Schizophrenia

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...
Christina Bruni

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.
Christina Bruni

Getting Treatment You Deserve

Not all psychiatrists are created equal. Here are key factors to take into consideration when developing a schizophrenia treatment plan.
Christina Bruni

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...
Christina Bruni

Halting Psychosis With Fish Oil Supplements

At least nine years ago I reported on a study that indicated taking fish oil supplements can halt psychosis in individuals at risk of having a full-blown episode. Now a current study confirms that participants who took a 12-week course of Omega-3 fat...
Christina Bruni

Schizophrenia, Citizenship, and Mental Health Reform

In the U.S. Senate and House three bills have been sponsored that seek to address the cracks in the broken-down mental health system in America. The Mental Health Reform Act of 2015 (S. 1945) includes proposals to: Permit same day billing in Medicaid ...
Christina Bruni

5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness

Learning to meditate and live in the moment has been found to be good for your mental and physical health. Here are ways to start.
Christina Bruni

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