Schizophrenia | Talking about mental health - Episode 18

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"Alice, Brian, Jamie, Martin and Louise all talk about the reality of living with schizophrenia - from the at first strange symptoms they have experienced to the stigma and discrimination they feel people with the diagnosis face.

Watch more 'Talking about mental health' videos http://ow.ly/YV6YT
Watch Charlie's account of living with schizophrenia http://ow.ly/YV7bA
Find out more about schizophrenia on the Mind website http://ow.ly/YV455"

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"My mom told me she had thought something was wrong with me when I was in high school but she didn't know what it was"

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