Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

$175M Awarded to Schizophrenia Research since 1987

Key Figures

3.5 million adults

3.5 million adults (1.1%) of the US Adult population live with schizophrenia*

21 million

More than 21 million people worldwide are affected by schizophrenia*

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From Despair — Motivating Love and Joyous Art

A woman with schizophrenia whose misfortune and talent motivated her entire family to act From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 Annick Hollister makes art as bright and sunny as the skies above her California home. She depicts the beauty of nature with tender, sure-handed simplicity. Her lively figure...

Focus on Family Support

Ann Laitman’s son, Daniel, was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was 15. Daniel is now 19, and with treatment and family support, he is making progress. Daniel had been treated for Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) and depression as a young teenager. One summer, while at summer camp and off his...

People Like Everybody Else

A family affected by schizophrenia supports NARSAD with the belief that future generations will be better off through the funding of scientific research today From The Quarterly, Fall 2010 Christine Phelps remembers how, when she was a little girl, she and her mother, Sharon, would listen to music...