Stories of recovery - Schizophrenia

John Atherton - schizophrenia
John Atherton
March 05, 2014
John Atherton is a 53-year-old electronics whiz and inventor living in Portland, Oregon. At the time of this writing, he was busy preparing a...
Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin
Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin
August 15, 2013
Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin were able to provide their children with a good home and excellent education, as well as their own personal examples...
Stamatia Pappas
Stamatia Pappas
May 18, 2013
A family credits recovery from schizoaffective disorder to relatively early intervention, the right medication, never losing hope and a great...
Janet Susin, president of the Queens/Nassau chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Janet Susin
June 08, 2012
A Leader at NAMI Discusses Her Unwavering 25-Year Support of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Like many donors to the Brain &...
Neil Barber, lives with schizophrenia
Neil Barber
March 20, 2012
The summer before Neil Barber’s junior year in high school, he and three of his buddies decided to experiment with marijuana. Neil’s dad, Greg,...
Victor and Edith, 1935
Victor and Edith, 1935
January 19, 2012
A daughter supports mental health research to ensure other families don’t have to live through what hers did. Among Janet Larsen’s family mementos,...
Dolores Emory Donor, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
Dolores and Todd
January 11, 2012
This is a true story about what happened to a family when mental illness struck one of its children.My son Todd Christopher O’Connell was born April...
Stephen Maguire
Stephen Maguire
November 15, 2011
Stephen Maguire, a doctoral student in mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, began noticing a while back that sometimes on...
Howard Trachtman
Howard Trachtman
October 10, 2011
Howard Trachtman can serve as a role model to us all. He lives to tell the tale of an incredible journey of recovery from schizoaffective disorder....
Marcia, Sean and Paul Garatt - a family battling schizophrenia, depression and anxiety
The Garatt Family
February 01, 2011
No one knows better than the Garatt family how far research in mental illness has come – and how far it still has to go. Thirty-three years ago, when...

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