We made it into Wego Health 2018 Top 10 Best in Show Podcasts!

2019-03-18T16:01:17+00:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here at Schizophrenic.NYC we are excited to announce that A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, And A Podcast made it into Wego Health's Best In Show Top 10 Podcasts of 2018! Michelle Hammer  Mental Health Patient Leader Facebook | Twitter | Instagram “I’m a Schizophrenic New Yorker who decided to use my creativity and fearless personality to do something different. [...]

Faces Of Schizophrenia – It went amazing!!

2019-03-10T17:10:28+00:00March 10th, 2019|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Earlier this month we posted about Michelle, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC speaking at the Faces Of Schizophrenia event hosted by Students with Schizophrenia located at Fountain House in New York City. The event went amazing and Michelle had a blast! Here are some photos from the event. [...]

Managing Paranoia with Journaling


2019-03-06T20:05:42+00:00March 6th, 2019|blog, guest blog, guest post, writing|

Written by Alexie Crest. Paranoia is an intense feeling of anxiety often involving thoughts related to persecution, threats, or conspiracy. It can have a crippling effect on a person’s life if not treated. And with Cnet reporting that technology is making privacy harder, more people are suffering with various levels of paranoia. In this post, [...]

In The Gray Area Of Being Suicidal – By Tea Jay

2019-02-28T18:54:32+00:00February 28th, 2019|guest blog, Taylor Jones|

Tea Jay has written many articles for Schizophrenic.NYC and now has an amazing book out calledIn The Gray Area of Being Suicidal.Here is the intro.Mental illness is painful; I won’t be the first or the last person to tell you this in your life. It is difficult to live with, it is difficult to love [...]

What Psychotic Episodes Really Look and Feel Like

2019-02-19T17:38:14+00:00February 19th, 2019|interview, Michelle Hammer|

Michelle, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was featured in the article "What Psychotic Episodes Really Look and Feel Like" by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. on PsychCentral.com. “[During a psychotic episode], I zone out. I’m gone. I leave reality,” said Michelle Hammer, who has schizophrenia. She’s the co-host of Psych Central’s A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast and founder of Schizophrenic.NYC, a [...]

Mental Illness is an Asshole – By Gabe Howard

2019-02-16T00:24:32+00:00February 16th, 2019|Gabe Howard|

For those of you who don't know, Michelle has a podcast with Gabe Howard called A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, And A Podcast. Well Gabe Has written a book called Mental Illness is an Asshole, and you should all check it out. For years, Gabe Howard’s entertaining articles and essays have been educating people about [...]

Faces Of Schizophrenia – Hosted by Students With Schizophrenia

2019-02-10T17:33:40+00:00February 10th, 2019|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Faces Of Schizophrenia is both a speaking and music event. This is Students With Schizophrenia's first public outreach event in New York City, and we are so excited about announcing our collaboration with Fountain House. This event will focus on the three stories of three individuals who have schizophrenia. The purpose of this event is [...]

The Sewanee Review Features Schizophrenic.NYC

2019-01-24T15:04:11+00:00January 24th, 2019|Featured, Michelle Hammer|

Here at Schizophrenic.NYC we are proud to announce that our creator Michelle Hammer as featured in the thesewaneereview.com. It's a great article about a girl who got into Yale and also has Bipolar Disorder. Michelle was interviewed about having a mental illness and being in college. Read Full Article!

Samuel Miltich, Amazing Jazz Guitarist and Paranoid Schizophrenic

2019-01-22T20:26:35+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

My name is Sam Miltich.  I am diagnosed with paranoid Schizophrenia.  I am a full time jazz guitarist based in Minnesota.  I live in Grand Rapids, Minnesota which is in the northern part of the state.  Its a relatively small town with 10,000 people.  I was born and raised here. I have lived breifly in [...]

WFUV Interviews Schizophrenic.NYC founder Michelle

2018-12-27T18:49:03+00:00December 27th, 2018|collaboration, Featured, interview, Michelle Hammer|

The Schizophrenic.NYC is excited to announce that Michelle was interviewed by WFUV Fordham Radio Station(New York City's commercial-free home of music discovery!) The Episode Featuring Michelle is about "The Other Side of Stigma." For anyone who has never experienced bias or prejudice, it might be hard to understand the true meaning of stigma. On this [...]

Michelle’s Video with Janssen Global

2018-12-14T16:21:29+00:00December 14th, 2018|interview, Michelle Hammer, Videos|

Michelle, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC teamed up with Janssen Global to produce a great article and a video to go with it! Here is the beginning of the article and the video. Michelle Hammer describes herself as "a schizophrenic New Yorker trying to change the way New York City sees mental health." To achieve that [...]

SurvivalisaTalent Features Schizophrenic.NYC

2018-12-04T17:17:06+00:00December 4th, 2018|Featured, holiday|

We are thrilled to announce that Schizophrenic.NYC was featured in survivalisatalent.com's Holiday Gift Guide! Happy December! With the holidays fast approaching, I wanted to put together a list of mental health Christmas gifts that support the mental health community. Whether stories, jewelry, paintings, or accessories, these gifts raise mental health awareness. These products are made [...]

PsychCentral Features Schizophrenic.NYC in Holiday Gift Guide!

2018-12-04T16:36:38+00:00December 4th, 2018|Featured, holiday|

Here at Schizophrenic.NYC we are always happy to be recognized. We would like to announce that we have been featured in PsychCentral.com's Holiday Gift Guide.  A list of gift suggestions, all under 25 dollars and all from mental health advocates and charities who can use the support. Purchasing these gifts shows you care about someone’s mental [...]

Speech about Living with and “Recovering” from Schizophrenia at This is My Brave – NYC

2018-11-24T20:20:04+00:00November 24th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking, Videos|

Hi guys! I am thrilled to announce that my speech about living with and "recovering" from Schizophrenia from ThisIsMyBrave is now ready to view. I was pretty nervous about making this speech but as time past I felt more comfortable.  It's never easy to talk about the past, especially when mental illness is involved. I [...]

This This Is My Brave Video Is Ready!

2018-11-18T19:25:55+00:00November 18th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

In September I participated in the This Is My Brave NYC Show! The show is about people with connections to mental illness sharing their stories in their own way.  I had a great time and now the promotional video is out! I hope you all enjoy and love the video! If you want to [...]

Speaking about Schizophrenia at Mt. Sinai Hospital

2018-11-04T18:22:39+00:00November 4th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

I absolutely had a blast speaking to 1st-year medical students at Mt. Sinai Hospital this week. I was on a panel with a Chaplain and other psychology professionals.  I was asked questions about my journey through life, reactions to my Schizophrenia and how I started Schizophrenic.NYC and advocacy.  One student approached me after the panel [...]

Listen to This if You’ve Ever Been Depressed (or Know Someone Who Has)

2018-10-15T17:00:48+00:00October 15th, 2018|podcast|

Depression is an inconsiderate illness. It doesn’t care whether you have nothing going on or a lot going on. It will strike whenever it feels like it. Depression doesn’t care if you have a home filled with people, family obligations, or even a podcast to record. If this symptom of mental illness wants out, it’s [...]

Positive and Negative Podcast Interviews Michelle

2018-09-29T21:38:49+00:00September 29th, 2018|interview, Michelle Hammer, podcast|

Positive and Negative is a podcast where Tristan Miller discusses the relationship between mental health and the creative temperament. This episode Tristan talks to artist, business owner, activist, and women's lacrosse coach Michelle Hammer about her life with Schizophrenia. Listen Below

Michelle is Featured in CureSZ.org

2018-09-28T15:12:43+00:00September 28th, 2018|collaboration, interview, Michelle Hammer|

Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was featured in CureSZ.org. CURESZ envisions a future where schizophrenia and related psychoses are widely accepted as neurobiological brain conditions, and can be prevented, treated or cured, with restoration of wellness and full functional recovery.     Michelle Hammer is the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC, a clothing line that fights [...]

Michelle Hosts the 100th Podcast of the PsychCentral Show!

2018-09-27T14:49:16+00:00September 27th, 2018|collaboration, Gabe Howard, podcast|

Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC and co-host of A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, And A Podcast, hosts the 100th episode of The Psych Central Show! The Psych Central Show is an award-winning, weekly podcast that approaches psychology and mental health in a casual and accessible fashion. Listen as our hosts, Gabe Howard & Vincent M. Wales, speak [...]

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