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Schizophrenia Awareness Week: Myths and Facts

May 14th, 2018

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that, as of 2009, affects about 1% of the global population and about 1.2% of Americans. Schizophrenia is characterized by hallucinations (feeling, seeing, or healing something that is not present) and/or delusions (false beliefs that are disconnected from reality). It is a serious and chronic mental illness that can be […]

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Schizophrenia Awareness Week

May 22nd, 2014

As we wrote in a previous post, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As part of that effort to raise awareness about the true meaning and impact of mental illness, May 18 – 24, 2014 has been designated Schizophrenia Awareness Week. Why? One out of 100 Americans suffers with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is one of the […]

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