What Meds Do We Take?

2022-01-23T18:23:10+00:00February 25th, 2021|cecilia mcgough, collaboration, Michelle Hammer, podcast, Schizophrenia And The City|

What Meds Do We Take? In this episode of Schizophrenia and the City, Michelle Hammer and Cecilia McGough answer the very commonly asked question “What meds do they take?” Well, not quite. Rather, they discuss the reasons why they don’t typically answer that question. People who ask that question are usually asking because they [...]

Schizophrenia Is Not A Look

2022-01-23T18:25:13+00:00February 17th, 2021|cecilia mcgough, collaboration, Michelle Hammer, podcast, Schizophrenia And The City|

Schizophrenia Is Not A Look In this episode of Schizophrenia and the City, Michelle Hammer and Cecilia McGough put makeup on each other and talk about, well, life. Michelle didn’t put makeup on when she was younger. She was partly insecure not knowing how to put on makeup, and the other part was paranoid [...]

Schizophrenia and Relationships

2022-02-17T03:00:24+00:00February 10th, 2021|cecilia mcgough, collaboration, Michelle Hammer, podcast, Schizophrenia And The City|

Schizophrenia and Relationships In this episode of Schizophrenia and the City, Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis discuss relationships. Even before the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, isolation has been a prevalent issue in the psychosis community. For Cecilia, just getting out of bed was hard enough and led [...]

Breaking Taboo Interviews Michelle Hammer

2021-02-05T19:22:53+00:00February 5th, 2021|collaboration, Michelle Hammer, podcast|

Let's Break some Taboos around Schizophrenia! Join a fascinating conversation between Michelle Hammer and Serena Sun as they dive into what it means to be diagnosed with schizophrenia. You might have seen Michelle in New York, actively talking about having schizophrenia while selling her clothing line. Listen as they dispel myths and answer some [...]

LGBTQ2S+ & Schizophrenia

2021-02-04T16:26:59+00:00February 4th, 2021|cecilia mcgough, collaboration, Michelle Hammer, podcast, Schizophrenia And The City|

LGBTQ2S+ & Schizophrenia Why is it prevalent to talk about psychosis within the LGBTQ2S+ community? How are our coming out stories different or the same as our opening up stories about psychosis? What can the Psychosis community learn about language from the LGBTQ2S+ community? What additional barriers to care or additional stigma is presented [...]

Michelle Hammer featured on The Criminally Mental Podcast

2021-01-26T22:17:07+00:00January 26th, 2021|podcast, collaboration, Michelle Hammer|

In this interview with Schizophrenic business owner, Michelle Hammer, we have some... interesting conversations. Tune in to learn more about Michelle Hammer, schizophrenia, and MUCH MORE! This interview is marked EXPLICIT.

I Thought My Best Friend Was Trying To Kill Me

2021-01-23T06:51:04+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Videos, Michelle Hammer|

**Trigger Warning** Self-Harm My first few weeks at college were amazing...then I started to think my best friend/roommate was trying to kill me. I'm Michelle Hammer and I have Paranoid Schizophrenia. I'm not sure when I officially got it but it didn't really "blow up" until I went to college at 18. I made [...]

My Story Of Dating With A Mental Illness

2020-08-28T17:46:12+00:00August 28th, 2020|Videos, collaboration, Michelle Hammer|

Dating With A Mental Illness With Michelle Hammer & Carolyn Rossiter Michelle and Carrie are a married couple in their early 30's living in New York City. Michelle has Schizophrenia. Carrie has Anxiety and Depression. How do they make their relationship work? In this video, Michelle and Carrie answer viewers' questions on what [...]

Psychotic Episode Caught On Camera

2020-07-10T19:04:57+00:00July 10th, 2020|Michelle Hammer, Videos|

This video features the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC,  Michelle Hammer, a Schizophrenic girl living in New York City. She set up a video security camera to record herself having psychotic episodes, to show that they are not dangerous, or violent. What did you learn from this video?

Base Camp Podcast | The Voices in Your Head | Part 1

2020-05-22T16:15:13+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Michelle Hammer, interview, podcast|

Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was interviewed on Base Camp Podcast.  Sam and Jasmine talk to experts about inner speech (sometimes called the internal narrative) after reading a suspicious tweet. Fun fact: some people have an internal narrative and some don't As in, some people's thoughts are like sentences they "hear", and some [...]

NAMI-NYS Perspectives Featuring Michelle Hammer

2020-05-15T00:21:36+00:00May 15th, 2020|interview, Michelle Hammer|

The NAMI-NYS Perspectives series features perspectives from a wide range of guests from our community including prominent figures, NAMI-NYS leaders, and general NAMI-NYS members. This episode features Michelle Hammer and Cecilia McGough.

The Mind Mate Podcast Featuring Michelle Hammer

2020-04-13T16:05:43+00:00April 13th, 2020|interview, collaboration, Featured, Michelle Hammer, podcast|

Tom Ahern is a counsellor and founder of ‘Mind Mate Counselling’, an online counselling program for driven individuals who are ready to establish a vision for their lives and reduce anxious thoughts. As a counsellor, Tom Ahern has a specific interest helping people with trauma related issues—and its many branches which include OCD, panic [...]

4 Sleep Hygiene Techniques. Why Is It Important For Mental Health?

2020-04-13T15:31:10+00:00April 13th, 2020|collaboration, facts, Gabe Howard, infographic, Michelle Hammer|

Sleep Hygiene Sleep hygiene is developing necessary habits to allow for good nighttime sleep quality which leads to feeling rested and alert all day. Check out the Sleep Hygiene Infographic below.

Visceral Concepts Podcast Featuring Michelle Hammer

2020-04-11T14:13:28+00:00April 11th, 2020|podcast, collaboration, interview, Michelle Hammer|

Listen to Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle Hammer on Visceral Concepts Podcast! Welcome to episode 96! In today's podcast Visceral Concepts Founder Michael McNew is joined by special guest Michelle Hammer of Schizophrenic.NYC, a fashion brand focused on creating conversations around mental health. She's got some great knowledge, ideas, and advice for small business owners who [...]

Interview by MeganWritesEverything.com

2020-04-07T14:25:03+00:00April 7th, 2020|interview, Michelle Hammer|

by Megan Griffith Michelle is the founder of Schizophrenic NYC, a mental health advocacy clothing line operating out of New York City. Previously an award-winning graphic designer, in May of 2015 Michelle decided she wanted to work for herself and do what she could to end the stigma against mental health conditions. She created Schizophrenic [...]

Schizophrenia Episode Caught on Security Camera.

2020-04-13T15:42:58+00:00February 19th, 2020|Videos, Michelle Hammer|

This is Michelle Hammer. She has Schizophrenia and her security camera caught her on camera having a psychotic episode. She set up her security camera in hopes of catching herself in psychotic episodes to show people that Schizophrenia is not scary, dangerous or frightening. Nobody is ever hurt in any of the videos. It [...]

Michelle Performed at the Peoples Improv Theater

2020-02-07T18:04:29+00:00February 7th, 2020|collaboration, Michelle Hammer, speaking|

About a month ago Schizophrenic.NYC was contacted by a new website title depressed.nyc, a website about depression in New York City. We learned that the statisitc is that 1 in 10 New Yorkers are depresssed. We immediatly wanted to collaborate. Depressed.nyc founder Brandon Diamond decided to do an improv show at THE PIT-NYC for [...]

The Fashion Designer Who Has Schizophrenia

2020-01-31T20:26:48+00:00January 31st, 2020|interview, Michelle Hammer|

Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC was interviewed by Karina Margit Erdelyi at Psycom.net.Profiles in Mental Health Courage: The Fashion Designer Who Has SchizophreniaMeet Michelle Hammer. She's battling the stigma of mental health one design at a time.To help break the stereotypes and de-stigmatize the condition, Psycom sat down with Michelle Hammer, a leading light in NYC’s [...]

Schizophrenia and Talking To Yourself

2020-01-06T16:28:46+00:00January 6th, 2020|Videos, Michelle Hammer|

Schizophrenia isn't always scary. A lot of it is just talking to yourself throughout the day. I bought a security camera to catch myself in moments while I am talking to myself. I promise there is nobody in the room and I am acting completely delusional and having hallucinations. I was not scared at [...]

Michelle Hammer Will Be Speaking at NAMI Queens/Nassau

2019-12-30T21:51:05+00:00December 30th, 2019|speaking, Michelle Hammer|

The Founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Mental Health Clothing Brand will be speaking about her life growing up with Schizophrenia at NAMI Queens/Nassau. It is taking place on January, 15th 2020 at 7pm. Here is some info from their website: January Meeting Featuring: Michelle Hammer Join us January 15th at 7 PM in welcoming Michelle Hammer [...]

Michelle of Schizophrenic.NYC Did A Tedx Talk!

2019-11-12T16:58:49+00:00November 12th, 2019|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

You heard it right! Michelle Hammer, the Creator and Founder of Schizophrenic.NYC did a Tedx Talk this past Thursday, Nov. 7. The Tedx Talk was hosted by Janssen Netherlands. Last year Michelle posted some of her artwork on Twitter and and a manager of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in New Jersey suggested she got in [...]

The Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale

2019-10-28T15:04:24+00:00October 28th, 2019|conference, Michelle Hammer|

I had a great time at the Women's Mental Health Conference at Yale University this past Friday.  I was great learning about mental health and how it relates to women. I attended the event with Allila Fernandez as well as Cecilila McGough of Students With Schizophrenia. We had a great time! [...]

Michelle is Presenting at A Blade Of Grass

2019-10-11T16:40:16+00:00October 11th, 2019|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

A Blade of Grass Assembly is a biannual day-long learning exchange and magazine launch for creative changemakers to investigate the methods, ethics, challenges, and joys of practicing art that advances social justice. Rooted in the themes of Issue #3 of A Blade of Grass Magazine, the Fall 2019 Assembly will be co-presented by the Museum of the Moving [...]


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