13 episodes

Schizophrenia in the Family. How do we cope? How can we help? We each have adult sons with schizophrenia and have written acclaimed books about it. We say it like it is, to help families, practitioners and those with SMI (serious mental illness) feel less alone...and learn. Randye Kaye, Mindy Greiling, Miriam Feldman...and guests.

Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenche‪s‬ Randye Kaye

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Schizophrenia in the Family. How do we cope? How can we help? We each have adult sons with schizophrenia and have written acclaimed books about it. We say it like it is, to help families, practitioners and those with SMI (serious mental illness) feel less alone...and learn. Randye Kaye, Mindy Greiling, Miriam Feldman...and guests.

    Let’s Talk about the Law - Mental Illness and Legal Matters, Part Two

    Let’s Talk about the Law - Mental Illness and Legal Matters, Part Two

    Guest: Judge Lisa Wexler, ConnecticutMany of our listeners have shared frustrations with the law, confusion about the process, and want to know more. Today we get the story from the other side of the bench. This is Part Two of our conversation with...

    • 30 min
    Let’s Talk about the Law - Mental Illness and Legal Matters, Part One

    Let’s Talk about the Law - Mental Illness and Legal Matters, Part One

    Guest: Judge Lisa Wexler, ConnecticutIn past episodes we’ve had the chance to talk with social workers, psychiatrists and other practitioners about the “flaws” in the system to get help for people with schizophrenia - get them off the streets, into...

    • 33 min
    Episode 11 - Marijuana and Schizophrenia - Friends or Foes?

    Episode 11 - Marijuana and Schizophrenia - Friends or Foes?

     Marijuana - it’s being legalized for medical and recreational use more and more, on a state-by-state basis. But for people diagnosed with schizophrenia, there are concerns. Does it “cause” or trigger schizophrenia ? Or is it’s use just a result/symptom...

    • 40 min
    Rebuilding Life When you Have Schizophrenia: Rebecca’s Story, Part 2

    Rebuilding Life When you Have Schizophrenia: Rebecca’s Story, Part 2

    Rebecca’s Story, Part 2What do the intrusive thoughts (aka to some, “voices”) say to you?Rebuilding your life, and giving to others - how does that help?Psychiatrists - the good, the bad, the changes, and why it mattersRelationships - How were they...

    • 36 min
    Rebuilding Life When you Have Schizophrenia: Rebecca’s Story

    Rebuilding Life When you Have Schizophrenia: Rebecca’s Story

    Rebecca Lyn PhillipsRebecca Lyn Phillips, 43, is a published author, speaker, and mental health advocate.  She regularly shares her story of trial and recovery to help others who need hope.  She wants to shine a light on a dark subject and show that...

    • 32 min
    Beyond our Borders: Mental Illness in Romania

    Beyond our Borders: Mental Illness in Romania

    Personal story updates include: case management team change; possible medication change; need for employment, and support to get there. (first 5 minutes of podcast)Then, a  conversation with Amedeea Enache, Exec. Director of Estuar Foundation in...

    • 46 min

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