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Schizophrenia, Stigma, and the Pressure to Tell Everyone About It

by Allie Burke Spoiler alert: you don’t have to if you don’t want to. I happened to be scrolling Twitter yesterday and came across a tweet that suggested something about mental health and advocacy that I hadn’t ever considered before. […]

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By | 2019-02-28T20:19:36+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Categories: Schizophrenia|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Lamont Derrickson – The Meaning Of The Laid Back Schizophrenic

I wanna give you all a proper description of what I mean when I say that I am The Laid Back Schizophrenic. It's how I've come to accept who I am and how I handle myself in society with my diagnosis. I won't lie and say that I'm 100% happy with the cards I've been [...]

By | 2019-02-08T19:39:48+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Categories: Schizophrenia, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Dangerous Diagnoses – Aaron J Smith @CulturalSavage #DangerousDiagnoses

Dangerous Diagnoses - Aaron J Smith I’m dangerous. I’m a rage-filled monster who could snap at any moment, hurting those close to me. I’m primed to lash out at friend, family, or stranger. My anger is just below the surface, bubbling, and boiling, threading at any moment to take over and turn me into a [...]

Lamont Derrickson – Schizophrenia. What is it and how can we deal with it?

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand reality. Common symptoms include false beliefs, unclear or confused thinking, hearing voices that others do not, reduced social engagement and emotional expression, and a lack of motivation. People with schizophrenia often have additional mental health problems such as anxiety, depressive, or [...]

By | 2018-08-09T16:32:12+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Categories: Schizophrenia|0 Comments

I Wasn’t a Bitch; I Was Schizophrenic -Michelle Hammer

I Wasn't a Bitch; I Was Schizophrenic -Michelle Hammer I didn't want to speak. I didn't want to be noticed. I didn't want to be bothered. I wanted to be completely ignored. It was high school, and I was an undiagnosed paranoid Schizophrenic. I remember thinking, “What's the point?” What was the point of doing [...]

By | 2018-04-19T04:01:20+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Schizophrenia, Stigma Fighters|Tags: , |0 Comments

Andrew LeClerc

Allow me to tell you something that I have dealt with and continue to manage, but certainly, does not define who I am as a person at all. I was diagnosed with a mental difference called schizophrenia. About two and a half years ago something happened to me; when a history of experienced trauma in [...]

By | 2017-05-30T17:52:38+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Schizophrenia, Stigma Fighters|Tags: |0 Comments

Lindsay Loch

Cicadas and Honeybees They’re buzzing again.  The hum is warm like thick ribbons of honey unfurling to the bottom of my tea cup.  As they flutter their wings faster, swarming around in my head I begin to feel their vibration throughout my entire body.  My bones quiver under their drone.  My toes prickle as if [...]

By | 2017-02-20T10:12:41+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Schizoaffective|0 Comments

Lindsay Loch

In a society where appearance is everything, I find it exceedingly difficult to get people to see past my beauty and into my reality. I present myself well groomed, well-spoken and my affect is rarely inappropriate. Due to these factors, no one would presume I suffer from an assortment of severe and pervasive mental illnesses. [...]

By | 2017-01-15T10:45:21+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Categories: Schizoaffective, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Rochelle Tschida

Psycho in Disguise A True Story about the Life of a Schizophrenic by Rochelle Tschida Words 1565 Date Sep. 7th, 2016 A waitress at The Modern on 53rd in New York City approaches your table. Her glasses are artistic, funky, slightly too big for the small face they adorn. People person, it’s obvious she has [...]

By | 2016-09-14T09:21:27+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Schizophrenia, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Susan Harrison

It’s 3 am…. My 18 year old wakes up, sobbing and screaming “Mommy!”. I rush into her room, knowing that she didn’t take her anti-psychotic medicine. “I’m bleeding, my hair, I hit my head when I fell and now it’s bleeding. My brain, inside my head… I’m going to die. I am dyeing Mamma. Oh [...]

By | 2016-09-12T09:14:21+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Schizoaffective, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments