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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Heartache And Hard-Won Progress

Love, support and good education: not enough to preclude mental illness in this family, but enough to help them cultivate recovery From The Quarterly, Summer 2013 Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin were able to provide their children with a good home and excellent education, as well as their own...

Social Media Helps One Man Institutionalized for Schizophrenia Reconnect with Old Friends

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, recalls the four of them getting “pretty rocked,” but Neil being the only one unable to recover. “Perhaps the marijuana was laced with something,” Greg...

I Share My Story As Others Begin their Journey…

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 18, 1965. It was an Easter Sunday. Everyone said “Todd is going to be special because he was born on Easter Sunday.” And special he was. He was...