Head on over to Transformation-is-Real.com/Blog to read Michelle's newest Blog post about growing up with Schizophrenia called I wasn't a Bitch, I was Schizophrenic. It's an eye-opening piece about growing up with Schizophrenia and dealing with symptoms on a daily basis. I didn't want to speak. I didn't want to be noticed. [...]
Wisdo.com made an amazing video of Michelle and her experiences of living with Schizophrenia. It was filmed at the HealthEVoices Conference in Chicago. Enjoy the video below! What's it Like to Live with Schizophrenia
Suicide is kind of a dirty word in the world we live in. It’s not talked about often enough. A lot of us don’t know the protocol on what to do if someone we know confesses they’re suicidal. Do we just ignore it? How are you supposed to act towards them? What is actually wrong [...]
Here at Schizophrenic.NYC we are excited to announce that we made it into The Mighty's Summer Gift Guide. You can check out the Gift Guide Here >
We are excited to announce that the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC, Michelle Hammer's Artwork is featured in the Fountain House Gallery's new exhibition the The Art of Fashion, curated by Kathy Battista. Michelle is exhibiting 4 pieces to this group show. The opening reception is Thursday June 8th, 6 PM - 8 PM. On view [...]
Written by Taylor Jones. "Did you take your meds today?" This question used to make me cringe. Every time I was acting out of the ordinary my mother would ask me this. The truth was, I wasn't taking my medications regularly. She was in the right to ask me this. But it still annoyed [...]
Come see Michelle read her Stigma Fighters essay at the NYU Bookstore on May 31st! You can also get your own copy of The Stigma Fighters Anthology Vol. 3 which Michelle is featured in! Anthology Reading 6:00PM - 7:30PM NYU BOOKSTORE 726 BROADWAY, NY, 10003
I had an amazing time at the Hearing Voices of Support interactive art installation that was put on by Sardaa. The installation was amazing. Walking into a misty dark room and hearing the amazing stories about people affected by Schizophrenia was eye-opening. I was also allowed to sell my personal artwork [...]
Come visit Schizophrenic.NYC at 109 Mulberry st. in Little Italy, NYC! The flea market is in the courtyard at 109 Mulberry. See you there!
Michelle, the Founder of Schizophrenic.NYC, and Wisdo teamed up at the HealthEVoices Conference to make a video about What it's Like to Live with Schizophrenia. What the video below!
Paranoia is something that has plagued me for almost my entire life. It can ruin relationships between family, friends and anyone who tries to help you. You believe people who are actually trying to help you, are trying you hurt you. Paranoia, can make it hard to get help because you don't trust anyone around [...]
I’ll never be the person my parents planned for me to be; but I will try my hardest to be even better
Written by Taylor Jones. When I was adopted at the age of seven my parents didn't quite know what to expect. When I first met them at the age of six they didn't know who to expect. My parents expected me to have a good life; that was easily managed. They cared deeply about [...]
Schizophrenic.NYC will be Selling Art at Hearing Voices of Support on May, 18 and 19, 3PM - 9PM. Hearing Voices of Support is an interactive art installation, featuring the voices and images of people affected by schizophrenia-related brain disorders.
Schizophrenic.NYC is proud to announce that we are now offering design services. Whether you want a T-Shirt/Tank-top or anything you desire designed, we can do it for you! Head over to our Custom Design page to Learn More >
Written by Taylor Jones.Every month at my local grocery store there is a promotion for the pharmacy where you can raise money for the month and whatever illness has association with that month. I was excited for May, being (among many things) Mental Health Awareness Month. I was hoping that my pharmacy would be on [...]
We are so excited to announce that Schizophrenic.NYC and Michelle's story was featured in Inside Lacrosse Magazine May 2017. Inside Lacrosse Editor in Chief Matt Kinnear found out about Michelle's blog post Lacrosse Saved My Life and thought it would be a great idea to have a feature of Michelle in his magazine. You can subscribe the magazine HERE, or [...]
Being Schizophrenic and open about it has it's positive and negatives. Most of the time people praise me for being so honest about having a mental illness. However, I often get asked, or get told, some really dumb f*cking sh*t, so I made an infographic about it. Check it out below!
Michelle, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was invited to the HealthEVoices17 Conference in Chicago and had a blast! HealthEVoices™ is a groundbreaking empowerment and leadership conference created exclusively for online health advocates. Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, HealthEVoices™ brings together online health advocates representing a wide variety of health communities to learn, [...]
Written by Taylor Jones. I think there's a point in everyone's life where they think about what life would be like without a mental illness. I too, have thought of this question. So here's my question today; if you could take a magic pill to cure yourself of mental illness, would you? Why [...]
Our founder, Michelle was ecstatic that her blog entry How the sport of Lacrosse saved my Life was featured in LacrosseAllStars! Michelle was a college Lacrosse player, and captain at SUNY Oneonta. If you would like to see the feature, you can do so HERE.
Written by Taylor Jones. Depressed mornings are always the hardest for me. I'm tired; I don't want to get out of bed for the life of me. I wish I didn't wake up from my slumber, and I have no motivation to go on throughout my day. I want to curl up and stay [...]
Written by Taylor Jones.When I first was diagnosed with a mental illness I thought my life is over. Everything had to change. I couldn't drink anymore because of my medications, I couldn't stay up late in case it altered my moods. I had to be cautious of the way I was acting, and report to [...]
Here at Schizophrenic.NYC we came up with a few ways to relieve stress using self soothing with the five senses. Check out the infographic below to learn our tips! Designed by Schizophrenic.NYC | Copywriting by Taylor Nicole