The Truth About Schizophrenia

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"This video is a school project, where we had to create a positive message on the internet. Since schizophrenia is one of the lesser talked about mental illnesses, we decided to create a video that clears some of the misconceptions about it and to end the stigma around it.

Song: Reminiscent (회상) - Yiruma

To donate to the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, go to http://www.schizophrenia.ca/donate.php

Thanks for watching! :) - Nicola & Nandini"

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"I kept hearing the neighbours banging on the walls trying to play on my nerves (or so I thought). My response was to run not just out of the house, but to get as far away as possible"

Mark

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