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 the first podcast by people with mental illness for people with mental illness. Hosted by Gabe Howard and Michelle Hammer, each episode looks at life through the unique lens of people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. New episodes every Monday on your favorite podcast player.