Esmé Weijun Wang Strips Away The Caricature of Schizophrenia

Freeing a human experience from of the muck of its stereotypes is especially important with something like the schizophrenias. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   02.5.19   |   SHARE
So many times in life, Daisy grew through the cracks, through what seemed like impossible obstacles.

Daisies Grow Through The Cracks: Losing A Friend To Suicide

I knew before I truly knew. When the icon revealing the new Facebook message from Daisy’s brother flashed on my screen, my heart fell to my feet. Read...
Lauren Jonik    |   08.7.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads

My Schizophrenic Grandmother’s Footprints Are Just My Size

I had become utterly obsessed with the idea that the gene could ignite at any moment within my own body. As if the gene had preconceived notions or Read...
Jacklyn Janeksela    |   08.24.17   |   SHARE
"No one guessed that schizophrenia was the cause of my comments — or, at times, what some would call strange or unusual behavior."

I Have Paranoid Schizophrenia, And It's Nothing Like What You See On TV

I don’t look at all like the portrayals of these killers Hollywood never seems to tire of writing into movies and series. But I do have paranoid Read...
Rebecca Chamaa    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
If I can forgive other people then I definitely deserve to forgive myself.

Learning How To Forgive Will Set You Free

Steve Colori shares his four steps to forgiveness. Read...
Steve Colori of The Good Men Project    |   02.3.17   |   SHARE
Being honest about myself, or my son. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Am I Only Successful Because Of My Schizophrenia?

I haven’t really written anything in a while. There are a few reasons for that. First one being that I have an 8-month-old son who, for obvious Read...
Kevin Nordstrom    |   12.5.16   |   SHARE
Image: YouTube screenshot via Cosmopolitan

Why It's Not OK To Laugh At The Woman Claiming She's "Pregnant With Baby Jesus" 

Mentally ill people are real, even if they have a hard time grasping what is "real" and what is not. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   11.4.16   |   SHARE
The premise is pretty simple: We each give you one thing to watch, one thing to listen to, and one thing to read over the weekend.

Read/Watch/Listen To This: Chill-Ass Sloth Edition

Here we are, your fearless Internet explorers (pun totally intended), back with another melange of web flotsam for you to scavenge. Read...
Jenni Berrett and Jody Amable   |   04.15.16   |   SHARE