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Schizophrenia Awareness Week: David Moore of the OCH Literary Society

Allie Burke, an amazingly talented author and mental health advocate (and by-the-way a paranoid schizophrenic) posted a blog on Psychology Today for Schizophrenia Awareness Week. Great article. You should read it.

In the article she said:

“I really don’t know how people with schizophrenia are perceived because I’m not in the heads of others.”

That struck me for some reason and I felt obliged to write this.

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Schizophrenia Awareness Week: Sarah Fader of Stigma Fighters

It’s Schizophrenia Awareness Week. And I want to take a moment to talk about labels. One in four adults in the United States have a mental illness. That means, when you are sitting on the subway the person on either side of you likely is affected by depression, anxiety, PTSD, or schizophrenia. One would think that because mental illness is so common, human beings would be used to interacting with people who manage these chronic conditions.

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