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My essay- ‘Understanding Stigma’

Understanding Stigma   I am the first Portland, Oregon-area woman author to publish a memoir about schizoaffective disorder (a little talked about diagnosis of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). My memoir is called, Sherry Goes Sane: Living A Life With Schizo-Affective Disorder. Most books on mental illness are written by doctors and clinicians, but I feel … Continue reading

Improving the Quality of Life

Schizo-affective Disorder: If things are going disarray, try to jot down reasons why life isn’t working for you. I find being honest with myself and asking myself what really works for me is helpful. You can make a plan for your life involving the people you are with, asking them for their help when you … Continue reading