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Mental Health Awareness Month

Bonus fact: The term
psychopath/sociopath are not official terms used in psychology, but even then these terms do not apply to schizophrenics- they’re usually used to refer to Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD).  ASPD, like schizophrenia, DID and many other disorders are also highly misunderstood and stigmatized.

EDIT: Fixed some phrasing in the above comment to prevent confusion about  what category the three disorders above belong to.

Read more on Schizophrenia:

livingwithschizophreniauk.org

sardaa.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-8255


National Alliance on Mental Illness: 

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

It Gets Better Project: itgetsbetter.org

This is part one of hopefully 2(?) more during this month. I welcome input it there’s a specific topic you want to see regarding schizophrenia. I’m by no means an expert, but want to do my best to shed a little light on it.

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We uh… might get Sam to help on the next one!