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Columnist: "Yeah, I take medications for mental health issues. So what? I'm not ashamed of it.".
"At times she felt alone and lost. Acceptance of Miguel’s condition came only with time, information and the support of families in similar situations. Nava remembers surfing the Internet looking for help and finding a family-to-family program offered by the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, known as NAMI."
Ken Duckworth, NAMI medical director told The New York Times that the findings were a “game-changer for the field.”
Extensive well-done article. The Huffington Post commissioned Glen Brown, an artist liuving with schizophrenia to illustrate what the stages of psychosis feel like. Put your mouse over the artwork with computer speakers on.
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