What is it like to live with Schizophrenia? Q&A

2023-05-04T17:43:51+00:00May 4th, 2023|blog, Videos|

What is it like to live with Schizophrenia? Q&A What is it like to live with Schizophrenia? In this video, Michelle Hammer, who lives with schizophrenia answers your questions to common questions she gets about life with the disorder. How did she get schizophrenia? What it's like to have a schizophrenia episode. [...]

Jokes About Schizophrenia

2023-02-25T14:20:33+00:00December 15th, 2022|blog, Videos|

Jokes About Schizophrenia This past September I attended the HealtheVoices 2022 Conference.  It was an absolute blast! I met people from all over the country advocating for their illnesses. I met and hung out with Schizophrenia advocates like TikToker Kody Green and YouTuber/Podcaster Rachel Star Live. I also got to hang out [...]

What does a Schizophrenia Psychotic episode look like?

2022-10-14T15:39:53+00:00October 14th, 2022|blog, schizophrenia caught on camera, Videos|

What does a Schizophrenia Psychotic episode look like? What does a Schizophrenia Psychotic Episode look like? This video features Michelle Hammer, a Schizophrenic girl living in New York City. She set up a video security camera to record herself having Schizophrenia psychotic episodes, to show that they are often not dangerous, or violent. [...]

How One Woman Describes Living With Schizophrenia | Newsy

2022-09-19T21:12:31+00:00September 19th, 2022|interview, news, Videos|

How One Woman Describes Living With SchizophreniaNewsy Features Michelle Hammer, Founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Michelle Hammer is a New York resident with schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder. She shares her journey.Michelle Hammer wants you to know schizophrenia. To know the illness is to know her. "I go, 'listen, no couches were harmed in the [...]

I’m an Artist Living with Schizophrenia | Michelle Hammer

2022-07-09T01:28:05+00:00July 9th, 2022|blog, collaboration, Videos|

I'm an Artist Living with Schizophrenia | Michelle Hammer Michelle and Lauren from @LivingWellwithSchizophrenia have a discussion. – Lauren sits down with Michelle Hammer of @SchizophrenicNYC to learn about her experience being an artist living with schizophrenia, and also about how she blends together her artwork with her mental health advocacy. Thank you so [...]

Michelle Featured on the I’m Loving Me Project

2021-05-24T01:08:50+00:00May 24th, 2021|collaboration, podcast, Videos|

Michelle Hammer the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Featured on the I'm Loving Me Project The creator Gloria Ward has the mission of: Inspiring One Million Women Worldwide: Overcome Limiting beliefs. Drive Business Results. Live an Extraordinary Life. Watch the interview below.

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?

Schizophrenic vs. Person With Schizophrenia. Which is correct?

2020-04-13T15:39:54+00:00March 4th, 2020|interview, Videos|

The founder of Schizophrenic.NYC Michelle Hammer, sat down with Lauren Kennedy of Living Well With Schizophrenia to discuss a huge topic in the mental health field. Political Correct-ness what is it when it comes to mental health? Labels. People will argue and argue over person-first language vs. identity-first language. Lauren goes by person-first. Michelle [...]

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 [...]

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’s Video with Janssen Global

2018-12-14T16:21:29+00:00December 14th, 2018|Michelle Hammer, interview, Videos|

Michelle, the founder of Schizophrenic.NYC teamed up with Janssen Global to produce a great article and a video to go with it! Here is the beginning of the article and the video. Michelle Hammer describes herself as "a schizophrenic New Yorker trying to change the way New York City sees mental health." To achieve that [...]

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 [...]

Getting Diagnosed With Schizophrenia

2018-07-28T22:02:40+00:00July 28th, 2018|Featured, Michelle Hammer, Videos|

Check out Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle Hammer, and Youtuber, Rachel Star Live talking about getting diagnosed with Schizophrenia and telling the world about it. What do you think happened when we came out with our Schizophrenia diagnosis? Big thank you to HealtheVoices and Wisdo for making this video! Watch Below!

Michelle & Gabe have a LIVE SHOW on TheMighty!

2018-07-19T15:57:25+00:00July 19th, 2018|collaboration, Gabe Howard, Michelle Hammer, Videos|

Do you have questions about living with mental illness? Gabe & Michelle have answers! Ask the hosts of 'A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast' anything you like.We are live on TheMighty.com's Facebook page Mental Health On The Mighty every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month! Be sure to tune in! Here is a recording of [...]


2018-07-07T18:51:51+00:00July 7th, 2018|collaboration, Featured, interview, Michelle Hammer, Videos|

SchizophrenicNY, Michelle Hammer, shares how she said “I CAN” to using her voice to help others living with schizophrenia. RT her #ICanWithSchizophrenia story & we’ll donate $1 to support MentalHealthAm (min. $10K, max. $30K; thru 7/31) Join us & @SchizophrenicNY in spreading the #ICanWithSchizophrenia message! For every RT of this video, @JanssenUS will [...]

Schizophrenia and Stereotypes

2018-07-02T14:17:09+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Featured, interview, Michelle Hammer, Videos|

Check out Schizophrenic.NYC Founder, Michelle Hammer, and Youtuber, Rachel Star Live talking about their Schizophrenia and Stereotypes. What does the public think about people with Schizophrenia? Big thank you to HealtheVoices and Wisdo for making this video! Watch Below!

Michelle’s WebMD Video is a Finalist for The 2018 Tribeca X Award

2018-04-02T22:04:39+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Featured, Michelle Hammer, news, Videos|

Here at Schizophrenic.NYC we cannot be more excited to announce that "Voices" by WebMD is a finalist for the Tribeca X Award! Now in its third year, the Tribeca X Award honors the best in storytelling at the intersection of advertising and entertainment from the past year. The nine finalists feature work from acclaimed [...]

PsychCentral.com Stories Of Recovery Video Interview

2017-12-07T00:32:18+00:00December 7th, 2017|interview, Michelle Hammer, Videos|

A candid interview with Michelle Hammer, who lives with Schizophrenia & created a Mental Health Clothing Line which you can find at Schizophrenic.NYC. Hosted by Gabe Howard from The Psych Central Show Podcast. Watch the vid below!


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