DON’T BE PARANOID. YOU LOOK GREAT
MENTAL HEALTH SPEAKER MICHELLE HAMMER
MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE
Michelle speaks candidly about her time in psych wards as well as her experience with therapists & psychiatrists. Her speeches include stories of surviving high school with undiagnosed Schizophrenia due to paranoia & refusing help. She also talks about her efforts in college of trying to get help & things going terribly wrong one fateful night with a University Police Officer on a 5150 call. She ends with her journey of recovery, when she was finally correctly diagnosed with Schizophrenia.
LIVING WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA | WebMD
Michelle shares her story of living with Schizophrenia in the great city of New York in a Documentary by WebMD
Michelle is the Winner of the 2018 SARDAA Shattering Stigma Award
Michelle’s courageous work to educate professionals, the public, and diagnosed individuals, eliminating stigma/discrimination, advocating for access to treatment and dignity for people living with schizophrenia-related brain illnesses while maintaining her personal recovery journey is powerfully extraordinary and inspiring.
SARDAA applauds and recognizes Michelle’s exemplary efforts by awarding you their most prestigious recognition.
A BIPOLAR, A SCHIZOPHRENIC, AND A PODCAST
MICHELLE HAMMER & GABE HOWARD
A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast is a weekly show that explores life through the unique double lens of a young woman living with schizophrenia and a guy living with bipolar. Each episode explores their past and present experiences as shaped by mental illness. Recorded after midnight in vacant locations — tune in to see where they’ll record and what they’ll discuss next!