People with Schizophrenia Refuse Help Because of This

So many times I am asked, “My son/daughter/friend has Schizophrenia and they refuse the help I am trying to get them.” Well in this episode, Schizophrenia Advocate Michelle Hammer from Schizophrenic.NYC tries her best to explain why in this week’s episode 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.