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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Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In Schizophrenia’s Wake, a Son Laments the Father Who Might Have Been

Emerson Hart is a singer-songwriter. In the 1990s, he co-founded the Grammy-nominated rock band Tonic and, as the lead singer, has written hit songs for the band’s multi-platinum albums. Emerson credits his mother, Sandra Hart, an actress and writer, for his love of language and performing, and his...

Posted: Friday, August 15, 2014

Finding a Way to Help and Heal

An Annual Event Honors a Beloved Son and Supports the Foundation’s Research From The Quarterly, Summer 2014 Toward the end of his freshman year at the University of Minnesota, where he had hoped to lay the foundation for a career in architecture, Jonathon Robbins began to experience symptoms of...

Posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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...