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Spotlight on ... schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is an illness that disrupts the functioning of the mind. We've put together a selection of factsheets, articles, personal stories and videos to raise awareness of this often misunderstood illness.

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'It’s a scary illness, but it doesn’t mean the people who have it are scary.'
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Stories of illness, survival, recovery and hope, told by people living with mental illness, their families and the people who care for them.

When someone says schizophrenia what do you think?

Sadly, many people have little or no idea about what it's actually like living with schizophrenia.

Instead their preconceptions come from movies and the media.

A comprehensive, easy to read guide.

'People see the label and think negatives.'

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