NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need. Free of cost to participants Designed for adult loved ones of individuals living with mental illness Led by family members of individuals living with mental illness Meets weekly or monthly […]

THE SEVERITY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental disorder characterized by deficits in thought processes, perceptions, and emotional responsiveness. People with the disorder may hear voices other people don’t hear, or see things that others don’t see. They may believe other people are reading their minds, controlling their thoughts, or plotting to harm them. They […]

A Letter to My Colleagues about My Mental Illness

A Letter to My Colleagues about My Mental Illness By Danei Edelen I still remember my first day of work after my psychotic break. I was so scared. I laid out all my clothes and took a shower the night before to be as ready as possible. I woke up extra early to have time […]