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 [...]

I’M MENTALLY ILL, AND I DON’T KILL

2019-08-08T15:37:28+00:00August 8th, 2019|collaboration, protest, speaking|

After going to a protest with some awesome mental health advocates Schizophrenic.NYC and I AM NOT A MONSTER SCHIZOPHRENIA are throwing our own protest in Union Square, New York, NY on August 16th, from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Sign up to attend HERE!Here are some photos from the protest we attended this week.

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Michelle will be speaking at This Is My Brave!

2018-08-27T01:23:45+00:00August 10th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Michelle Hammer, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC will be speaking at the NYC This Is My Brave event on September 24th. The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues by sharing personal stories of individuals living successful, full lives despite mental illness through poetry, essay, and original [...]

I Loved Speaking at This Is My Brave

2018-09-26T20:37:41+00:00September 26th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

I had the most amazing time sharing my story at the NYC event of This Is My Brave! There were 350 people in the audience. It was the biggest audience I have ever spoken in front of. Backstage I was very nervous. I just kept telling myself to be confident.   "I am confident. [...]

A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, And An Open Mic

2018-06-27T17:16:17+00:00June 27th, 2018|conference, speaking|

For those of you who have been following Schizophrenic.NYC, you might know that the founder, Michelle Hammer has a Podcast with Gabe Howard called A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, And A Podcast. This year at the HealtheVoices Conference in Chicago, Michelle and Gabe did some witty banter and fun on stage for open mic! Watch the video below! [...]

Are You Paranoid? ‘Cause I Am! Lessons From a Schizophrenic

2018-05-04T22:57:41+00:00May 4th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Michelle Hammer, the schizophrenic founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Mental Health Clothing Line and co-host of the popular show A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast, is giving a webinar on schizophrenia titled “Are You Paranoid? ‘Cause I Am! A Lesson From a Schizophrenic.” In it, she explains what it’s like to live in New York City with schizophrenia [...]

Are You Paranoid? ‘Cause I Am! Lessons From a Schizophrenic – Webinar with Michelle Hammer

2018-04-18T16:31:43+00:00April 17th, 2018|interview, Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Are You Paranoid? 'Cause I Am! Lessons From a Schizophrenic Tue, Apr 24, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Michelle Hammer, the schizophrenic founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Mental Health Clothing Line and co-host of the popular show A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast, is giving a webinar on schizophrenia titled “Are You Paranoid? ‘Cause I Am! [...]

Beautifully Imperfect Blog features Michelle

2018-03-08T00:02:09+00:00March 8th, 2018|Featured, Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Michelle recently gave a speech at Raritan Valley Community College for the To Write Love On Her Arms Club. One of the members Brittany, wrote on her blog about the speech. You can check it out at her blog Depression Diaries. Michelle and Brittany

Michelle spoke at Raritan Valley Community College

2018-02-24T20:04:15+00:00February 24th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

I had a great time speaking in front of college students at Raritan Valley Community College this week! Earlier this summer, at my pop-up shop I met an awesome girl names Rachel with purple hair. She told me she was part of the TWLOHA Club at her school and asked if I would like [...]

Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle, Speaks at Mt. Sinai Hospital

2017-10-25T23:04:36+00:00October 25th, 2017|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Michelle had a blast being a panelist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in New York City.  The panel was for 1st year med students who were learning about how to interact with psych patients. There were 5 panelists in total. Most had experience working with psych patients. Michelle was the only panelist who lives [...]

I Had an Amazing Time at NAMI Somerset NJ

2017-09-28T20:04:07+00:00September 28th, 2017|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

On Tuesday I had the pleasure of speaking about my experiences of growing up and living with Schizophrenia with residents of Somerset County in New Jersey. It was amazing. I loved sharing my story and hearing the stories that others shared with me. Here are a few photos from the event. [...]

Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle will be speaking for NAMI Somerset, New Jersey, Sept. 26th

2017-08-11T17:38:54+00:00August 11th, 2017|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Join NAMI Somerset at Bridgewater Library to hear Michelle Hammer share her story and personal struggles for the depths of the illness to her current work fighting the stigma associated with Schizophrenia and advocating for the mentally ill. Tuesday September, 26, 2017 7:00PM - 8:00PM Bridgwater Library Meeting Room AB 1 Vogt Drive [...]

Michelle will be reading an essay at the Stigma Fighters event at NYU!

2017-05-30T19:56:56+00:00May 30th, 2017|Michelle Hammer, speaking|

Come see Michelle read her  Stigma Fighters essay at the NYU Bookstore on May 31st!  You can also get your own copy of The Stigma Fighters Anthology Vol. 3 which Michelle is featured in! Anthology Reading 6:00PM - 7:30PM NYU BOOKSTORE 726 BROADWAY, NY, 10003