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 Chaos to Hope: A Family’s Odyssey with Schizophrenia

Seared into Randye Kaye’s memory is a terrifying day in 2003 when she rushed 21-year-old Ben to the emergency room of the local hospital near her home in Connecticut and told the front desk, “My son is having a psychotic break.” Ben was led away, and as Randye waited to learn what would happen next...

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...

A Family Living With – And Recovering From – Schizophrenia

“All the hopes you have for your daughter’s future are dashed,” Mary Ann said. “She wants to go to college, have a family, but there’s no guarantee she will be able to achieve those goals.” Kristen was hospitalized in 1995 and doctors diagnosed her with schizophrenia. She has been hospitalized 11...