What needs to be done to make sure Black and Brown patients with schizophrenia get the same care as their White counterparts?
Armed with education, advocates can help change legislation, make meds affordable, and more, says Andrea Brown of the Black Mental Health Alliance.
A mental illness changes the dynamic of the family, Anita Fisher says. Navigating her son’s diagnosis 22 years ago was a learning curve for everyone.
Two decades ago, the internet painted a frightening picture of schizophrenia for Anita Fisher’s son. But she found hope by diving into his diagnosis.
From getting her son to his doctor appointments to making sure he takes his medicine, Carol Spears faces difficult daily responsibilities as a caregiver.