There is so much more to me than being schizophrenic.
I am strong and I can win this.
Allie Burke is a bestselling author and mental health advocate who lives in LA.
It is also the song, in July 1942, that my great-grandfather played in a San Leandro hotel room when he killed his lover.
Schizophrenia can be a monster sometimes.
I feel like such a failure.
Please stop saying it is, or it’s not, if you don’t have the education and background to do so.
I would really like us as a society to practice inclusivity.
When you tell me that if I’m not making the choice to be happy I am wrong in some way, it makes me think that I’m living life the wrong way and all of my symptoms are somehow my fault.