Depressed? Stigma Says Don’t Tell

If someone knows you have a mental illness you’re screwed.  Stigma says fear mental illness:  think mental illness think shootings, homeless addicts, vandalism, physical and sexual abuse, weak character, low intelligence, and lack of integrity. Stigma says mental illness is shameful.  If you have a mental illness you don't look or act abnormal. Stigma says mental

What Schizophrenia Looks Like From the Inside

I Have Schizophrenia:  How What You See  is Experienced by Me. The following list is based on what we see in people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder told from a first person perspective. Maybe it helps to have a glimpse of the inner reasoning behind behaviors we find hard to understand.  It's not a technical/diagnostic list.