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An Unshakeable Pillar of Support For Person With Mental Illness

Mala (not her real name) has been the primary caregiver for her brother Ram (not his real name) who has been diagnosed...
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Find Me a Job Right for my Mental Illness

It is often misconstrued that people with schizophrenia are being lazy when they find it hard to continue with a job....
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I Hallucinated I Belonged to the British Royal Family

A person with schizophrenia can start to lose normal thoughts as T.J.  had when he was diagnosed with...

People with Mental Illness Deserve a Shot at the Workplace

Ashish Kejriwal, who has schizophrenia, shares a thought provoking post about mental health issues at the workplace and...

Caring for a Son with Autism and Schizophrenia

It can be formidable task to raise a child with either autism or schizophrenia. But when the two come together, the...

I Could Not Weather The Storms That Inhabit My Son's Mind

Mr Manuel, 82 shares the journey of his son Prabhu's schizophrenia diagnosis at 15, the societal exclusion after the...

"I suffered, I recovered, I contribute meaningfully"

An interview with Li Shan from Singapore who was diagnosed with Schizophrenia in 2008 and who published her book "A...

My Sister's Journey to Independence and Happiness

"It is almost a miracle that my sister and I now behave like normal sisters in any other family -- fighting, sharing...

Surviving Suicides

World Suicide Prevention Day 2016 Yuna Angell realises, after several attempts at suicide, that life is too sacred...

His Friend's Tenacity Supported Him Through Schizophrenia

Even when ‘disturbing voices’ were threatening to turn Vivek’s life topsy turvy, it was a perceptive friend who had the...

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