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Michelle will be speaking at This Is My Brave!

Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC will be speaking at the NYC This Is My Brave event on September 24th. The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues by sharing personal stories of individuals living successful, full lives despite mental illness through poetry, essay, and original music, on stage in front [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: Michelle Hammer, speaking|0 Comments

Mental Illness and Dating: Romance or Tragedy?

“Just because you’re mentally ill doesn’t mean you don’t want to get married,” Gabe quips to Michelle during a recent conversation about the discovery of dating websites and applications aimed directly at people living with mental illness. At this point, our hosts break into song and start singing the “Farmers Only” dating website commercial jingle, changing the last line [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: podcast|0 Comments

Does Being Quirky & Unique Mean You’re Mentally Ill?

It’s often postulated that people with unique skills, artistic abilities, or phenomenal talents must have a “touch of mental illness.” Thinking differently, the reason is mental illness and, in order to be so unique, one must clearly think differently. Gabe’s personal fictional hero, The Mad Hatter, is often credited with responding to Alice’s questioning whether or not she had gone [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Gabe Howard, podcast|0 Comments

Getting Diagnosed With Schizophrenia

Check out Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle Hammer, and Youtuber, Rachel Star Live talking about getting diagnosed with Schizophrenia and telling the world about it. What do you think happened when we came out with our Schizophrenia diagnosis? Big thank you to HealtheVoices and Wisdo for making this video! Watch Below!

By | July 28th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Michelle Hammer, Videos|0 Comments

Michelle & Gabe have a LIVE SHOW on TheMighty!

Do you have questions about living with mental illness? Gabe & Michelle have answers! Ask the hosts of 'A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast' anything you like.We are live on's Facebook page Mental Health On The Mighty every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month! Be sure to tune in! Here is a recording of the first episode! [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: collaboration, Gabe Howard, Michelle Hammer, Videos|0 Comments

The Importance of Mental Resilience

Feel your strength. By Female Strength  Adaptation is key to survival, and this is as much true when it comes to mental health as it is in the theory of evolution. Being able to adapt to new and sometimes hard circumstances is essential for maintaining a balanced and healthy mind. Especially if you already find change problematic. [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Categories: guest blog|0 Comments