Having Friends Who Have A Mental Illness

Do you have a friend with a mental illness? Odds are most likely you do, or at least know someone that does. Have you ever wondered about their perspective of the friendships they have? Do you wonder why it can be so difficult for a person with a mental illness to make friends sometimes? Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC talks about friendships and mental illness in this episode of Schizophrenia And The City.

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Michelle Hammer is a Schizophrenia Activist and spends her time passionately fighting stigma.  At 27, Michelle decided to use her artistic talents and fearless personality to do something that could benefit the mental health community. In May 2015, she founded a mental health focused clothing brand. Schizophrenic.NYC is a clothing brand with the mission of reducing stigma by starting conversations about mental health. Michelle has also been featured in many publications such as Mashable, The Daily Mail, Stylist, and Buzzfeed.