Living with Schizophrenia - Joshua

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Joshua suffers from schizophrenia. This documentary shows how it is to live with this mental illness and how it can be treated. You can watch the full documentary at http://www.ChoicesInRecovery.com

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"It‘s so weird waking up and not really knowing where I am, seeing things that aren’t really there, and hearing things that are in my head but aren’t in front of me or connected to electronic."

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