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The Consequences of Stigma Surrounding Schizophrenia

The cycle of social stigma and misinformation compounds the challenges of managing a mental health condition.

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Navigating Depression and Psychosis: The Experience We Rarely Talk About

Learning to trust my doctor and working with her to find the right treatment plan has been key to my recovery.

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Navigating Depression and Psychosis: The Experience We Rarely Talk About

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Understanding and Managing Psychosis

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Finding Reality Through Cartooning

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When I Missed the Signs That My Son Has Schizophrenia

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Why Labels Can Be Harmful When You Have Mental Illness

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Overcoming Condition-Specific Barriers: Facing Anosognosia

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Understanding Schizophrenia

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My Daughter’s First Episode of Psychosis

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The Power of Delusion

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Schizophrenia Does Not Have Me

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The Voices that Caused Me to Lose Everything

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Neuroplasticity II: Recovery After Jail

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Neuroplasticity: How I Survived Psychosis and Jail

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A Plea for Compassion as Someone Who Was Arrested During Psychosis

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How I Manage the Side Effects of Antipsychotics

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Making a Difference One Person at a Time

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Why Stereotypes About Psychosis Are Harmful

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The Importance of Accepting Help

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Q&A with NIMH Director Dr. Josh Gordon

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What Is It Like to Hallucinate?

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When Schizophrenia Took Over My Life

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This is For Me

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Coping with Schizoaffective Disorder

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What it Feels Like to be in Psychosis

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Experiencing a Psychotic Break Doesn’t Mean You’re Broken

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Responding to Bipolar Psychotic Symptoms

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What Kept Me Going After My Episode

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Psychosis: Responding to a Loved One in the Face of Uncertainty

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Postpartum Psychosis: Something I Didn’t Learn About in Birthing Class

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Improving Our Understanding and Education About Psychosis

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My Reality During A Psychotic Episode

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My Journey with Schizophrenia

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Finding My Purpose After Psychosis

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Living Extraordinary Alones

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CBT for Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

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My Brother is Not a Threat, He Has Schizophrenia

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But I was a Victim, Right?

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An Ode to Schizophrenia

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Raising Children with Mental Illness

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The NAMI Man of New Orleans

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Spreading Hope Through Peer Support

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Everyone Deserves Adequate Mental Health Care

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Early Psychosis Programs Are Changing Lives—But What if You Can’t Find One?

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My First Voice

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Substance Use Carries Mental Health Risks—Yes, Even Marijuana

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A Diagnosis of Mental Illness Need Not End a College Career

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Keys to Managing Schizophrenia

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Learning to Change in Order to Heal

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Caregivers: When to Push and When to Show Extra Compassion

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Can Stigma Prevent Employment?

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Outreach and Engagement for Early Psychosis

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Navigating the Mental Health System with Dual Diagnosis

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NAMIWalks: Keeping Hope Alive

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Swimming for Jack

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The Strengths and Stigmas of My Culture

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The Stigma in Our Health Care System

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An Invisible Illness is Still an Illness

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Delivering on the Hope for Recovery

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Taking Another Look a Too-Often-Forgotten Treatment for Schizophrenia

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Understanding Psychotic Breaks

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Beyond Silence: Stopping Stigma One Story at a Time

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How Should We Be Treating First-Episode Psychosis?

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Five Fingers, Five Reasons: How Knitting Comforted My Mom

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Building a Movement for Better Early Psychosis Care

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Time is Ticking on Early Psychosis

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Top 10 Fitness Motivation Tips

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Leader of Landmark Gene Research on Schizophrenia to Speak at NAMI Convention

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Sisyphus and the Seed

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Schizophrenia and Technology: Opportunities for Recovery

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Groundbreaking Study Moves Us Closer to Finding Schizophrenia’s Cause

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Visible Illnesses Only

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5 Main Characters in Best Sellers Who Live with Mental Illness

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Thank You, Ted Stanley, a Giant in Mental Illness Research

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Time to RAISE the Amount of Care

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Think Global, Act Local

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Finding a Piece of Sky in the Deepest Oceans

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Love’s All That Makes Sense

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John Nash and NAMI Mercer, a Personal Connection

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Stopping Schizophrenia in Its Tracks

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How Shootings Stigmatize People Living with Mental Illness

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Speaking Out for Minority Mental Health

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Megan's Story

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A Good Life: Early Treatment and Eggplant Rollatini

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The Arizona Tragedy: One Year Later

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