Schizophrenia diagnosis

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"Nobody takes you aside at school and says, "Look you might get a mental illness!""

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  • Avoid drugs and alcohol

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  • Take your medication

    It is important to take your medication as prescribed, even if you don’t start to feel better immediately. Continuous medication can ...
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  • Have regular reviews

    As part of the care program approach, you will be in contact with your healthcare team regularly. A good relationship with the team mea...
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  • Self-care

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