Schizoaffective

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Emily Berg

My first depression hit in high school after a major car accident. The day I returned to school, there was a fire alarm and I had excruciating pain due to my concussion. I isolated, but thought I'd get through once I got to college and could start a new life. I didn't know that more [...]

Takoda

I have struggled with my mental health for as long as I can remember. Even as a little kid in kindergarten panic would take over and I'd run out of the cafeteria in a panic, scared of the noise and the people. It only got worse with age and constant bullying. By the age of [...]

Lily

I deal with voices, I am thinking about coming off of the medication and be apart of the hearing voices network. My voices aren't really hostile, they can be and have before like when I went into a ward to stay for awhile, they have been. But I know now what to expect and what [...]

Stigma Fighters : Sherry M. Joiner

Understanding Stigma I am the first Portland, Oregon-area woman author to publish a memoir about schizoaffective disorder (a little talked about diagnosis of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). My memoir is called, Sherry Goes Sane: Living A Life With Schizo-Affective Disorder. Most books on mental illness are written by doctors and clinicians, but I feel the [...]

Stigma Fighters : Jason Weiland

Realistic and Positive: My Recent Life Journey What if I told you that no matter how bad your mental illness is, you can still be successful? Would you believe me? If you believe in something I like to call “realistic positivism,” you can do anything you set your mind to do. First though, you have [...]

Stigma Fighters: Jonathan Harnisch

Writing Therapy: An Example of How Easy Does it by Jonathan Harnisch Let's get the facts straight up front to avoid any confusion later. I am a person first, a human being, just like anyone else. Maybe a little different, that's all. Years ago, I publicly disclosed my diagnoses with comorbid schizoaffective disorder, post-traumatic stress [...]

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