Why Did We Attempt Suicide?

2020-12-02T22:59:48+00:00December 2nd, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

Why Did We Attempt Suicide? Why did we attempt suicide? Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis have a vulnerable conversation about their suicide attempts, what helps them when they are feeling suicidal, how has their suicide attempts changed their perspectives on life, and when to reach out. Schizophrenia [...]

What Do Schizophrenia Hallucinations Look Like?

2020-11-14T05:01:25+00:00November 14th, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

What Do Schizophrenia Hallucinations Look Like? Just like in our "What Do The Hallucinations Say?" video, we also discuss why it can be inappropriate to ask someone what their hallucinations look like. Having a person repeat what their hallucinations look like can be triggering. It is better to focus on how you can help [...]

Schizophrenia Behind The Scenes

2020-10-31T20:57:10+00:00October 31st, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

Schizophrenia Behind The Scenes In this week’s episode, we give a behind the scenes look into our lives. Part of Schizophrenia And The City’s goal is to humanize the experience of living with schizophrenia and take you along on this New York City adventure with us. Let this episode also be a reminder to [...]

Schizophrenia And Sex

2020-10-20T16:26:46+00:00October 20th, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

Schizophrenia And Sex We could not go another episode of Schizophrenia And The City without giving a nod to Sex And The City by talking about sex and schizophrenia. Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis answer questions about Schizophrenia and Sex. Can people with schizophrenia have sex? What about their symptoms? Medication [...]

What Do The Hallucinations Say?

2020-10-07T02:22:10+00:00October 7th, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

What Do The Hallucinations Say? Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis share what experiencing auditory hallucinations first hand is like. We also discuss why it can be inappropriate to ask someone what their hallucinations are saying. Having a person repeat what their hallucinations say can be triggering. It is better to focus on [...]

Police Were Called On Us

2020-10-01T02:29:38+00:00October 1st, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

Police Were Called On Us Police should not be called on someone when they are having a mental health crisis. In this video, Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis get real and share their experiences with police being called on them during a mental health crisis. Schizophrenia And [...]

What Schizophrenics Really Think About Words on Bathroom Walls

2020-09-27T17:54:28+00:00September 27th, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

What Schizophrenics Really Think About Words on Bathroom Walls We don't hold back. Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis were both approached to help promote this film (which features a character with #Schizophrenia) after it was ready to be released to theaters and after the production team noticed [...]

Schizophrenia Jenga

2020-10-01T02:10:13+00:00September 21st, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

S1 E3 Schizophrenia Jenga Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis answer Q&A questions about Schizophrenia while playing Jenga. Who will win? ... Questions were submitted by Students With Psychosis student leaders for our RETHINK gala back in March 2020. Jenga tower painted by the talented SWP advocate @Rivky [...]

What NOT To Say To Someone With Schizophrenia

2020-10-01T02:11:50+00:00September 6th, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

S1 E2 What NOT To Say To Someone With Schizophrenia Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC and Cecilia McGough from Students With Psychosis are going over what is appropriate and what is not OK to say to someone with Schizophrenia or Psychosis. Schizophrenia And The City The Podcast Schizophrenia And The City is a podcast [...]

Schizophrenia And The City

2020-08-26T02:07:47+00:00August 26th, 2020|collaboration, Schizophrenia And The City|

Schizophrenia And The City The Podcast Schizophrenia And The City is a podcast and video series hosted by two New York City women Michelle Hammer and Cecilia McGough spilling the tea about their lived experiences with schizophrenia and life in NYC. Topics cover a range of everyday New York City life from dating [...]

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