Jeremy has struggled with medication resistant mental illness (self-harm, bipolar, schizophrenia, suicide ideation) his whole life. He gives us a glimpse into his life as he tries to survive feeling chronically empty.
The cause of Mark’s death, according to the autopsy, was toxicity from the medications he was taking, which were prescribed by his psychiatrist.
Alexandra Garzon writes an honest and raw letter to her former psychiatrist about what it’s really like to experience schizophrenia.
Mike Jones shares that “the most frightening thing about schizophrenia is the time you spend suffering its symptoms without being able to give a name to your condition. Five years ago, my life was interrupted by psychosis.”
Sara Stringer shares her experience as an intern working with a man named Ned. Ned, diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, befriended Sara until he became paranoid she would deceive him. She shares what she learned.
Rebecca Chamaa spent over 20 years hiding her schizophrenic experiences from everyone. She shares the courage it took to “come out of the closet” to her friends and family and the steps she took to do it.
Ian shares his experience with using electroconvulsive therapy to bring his wife out of psychosis. He gives 5 reasons why it works so well vs medication.