Patient Resources Related to Schizophrenia
What is Schizophrenia?
This page from the National Institute of Mental Health gives a breakdown of the symptoms of schizophrenia, including psychotic symptoms, negative symptoms, and cognitive symptoms. It also outlines contributing causes of schizophrenia and how symptoms can be managed by different available treatments.
An Overview of Schizophrenia
This resource from the Mayo Clinic gives an overview of the diagnosis of schizophrenia, as well as different treatment options. There is also some information on this page regarding psychosocial interventions.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
This resource offers an overview of schizophrenia, treatment information, how to support yourself as well as others with schizophrenia, and links to discussion groups to connect with others.
Frequently Asked Questions About Schizophrenia
Many patients and caregivers may have questions about schizophrenia. This resource from the American Psychiatry Association aims to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about schizophrenia.
Living With Schizophrenia
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides information on how to live well with schizophrenia. This page gives tips for daily habits that may make a positive difference for those who live with schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia Education Day
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry has an annual Schizophrenia Education Day, which showcases new findings and critical clinical topics for those with schizophrenia and their families. The link below has helpful resources from Schizophrenia Education Day from 2014-2021.
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation is a non-profit organization that funds mental health research, including schizophrenia. Patients can use this resource to check out research that has been developed through grants from the foundation.
Financial Assistance Resources
Some patients may have some financial concerns regarding treatment. Below are some financial resources that may be helpful: