The 411 on Schizophrenia

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  • Are Blacks Overdiagnosed With the Disorder?
  • The Warning Signs
  • Why Treatment Is Crucial
  • Treatment Barriers
  • Bringing a Face to the Disease
  • Schizophrenia Can Take Lives
  • What Is Schizophrenia?
  • How Common Is It?
  • How Does Schizophrenia Affect the Brain?
  • Who Is at Risk?

Bringing a Face to the Disease

The importance of reducing stigma in our community is to show more faces of those who are living with schizophrenia. One of those courageous people is Ashley Smith, an African-American young woman, who is the founder of Embracing My Mind. Read her BET.com Health Hero story here

(Photo: Coutresy of Ashley Smith)

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