Category Archives: Schizophrenia

6 Tips for Families Dealing With Schizophrenia

If a family member or close friend is diagnosed with schizophrenia and the symptoms are serious, it can feel as if you’ve lost a loved one.  Giving yourself time to deal with feelings of frustration, anger, and fear will allow you to help other family members cope with their own negative emotions.  The grieving process… Read More »

6 Schizophrenia Myths Debunked

Stopping the Stigma About Schizophrenia Symptoms According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), schizophrenia affects about 1 percent of the population. It is a treatable condition, but it continues to be shrouded in misconceptions. Schizophrenia myths can increase the stigma surrounding the condition and even keep people from seeking the treatment they need.… Read More »

8 Ways to Help Someone Live Well With Schizophrenia

Encouraging Schizophrenia Self-Care People with schizophrenia need a considerable amount of support from family members and other loved ones to finish school, find work, maintain relationships, and achieve other goals they’ve set for themselves. Although they may never live “normal” lives, says Krista Baker, a licensed clinical professional counselor and supervisor of the Early Psychosis… Read More »