A Money Diarist On What It's Like To Live With Schizophrenia
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Approximately one in five adults in America are affected by mental illness. Of this population, over 5% lives with schizophrenia. That's 2.4 million people.

Not only does schizophrenia (and mental illness more generally) lack accurate representation in media, it is seldom talked about or understood by those who aren't affected by it in a serious way. When it is depicted onscreen, it's typically associated with a negative stigma or represented by unrealistic extremes and harmful stereotypes. It's...


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