For Families and Friends
A Message for Caregivers
A Message for Teens
Οπλιστείτε με τα Γεγονότα
Συνέπειες του Στίγματος
Μύθοι για τη Σχιζοφρένεια
Τι προκαλεί τη Σχιζοφρένεια?
Βήματα για την Αποκατάσταση
Η Σχιζοφρένεια στο Σχολείο,
τη Δουλειά και τις Σχέσεις
Links to Other Resources
Organizations, Support Groups, and Informational
World Psychiatric Association
Sponsor of "Open the Doors".
Eli Lilly & Company
Sponsor of "Open the Doors".
British Columbia Schizophrenia
Society, Victoria Branch
A non-profit society providing support and resource information to families
and their ill relatives.
Guide to Schizophrenia Information and Resources
Latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of
patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. Medical news and alerts, discussion
groups, links to other resources.
European Federation of
Associations of Families of people with mental illness
Translations in French, English, and German.
Anti-Stigma Action (BASTA)
Working with other action groups in Germany to stop the discrimination
of the mentally ill. Includes links and information on one of their key
initiatives, the Stigma-Alarm-NEtwork (SANE), which is modelled after
the American NAMI.
I'm Still HereThe
Truth about Schizophrenia
People with schizophrenia describe their lives and challenges in this
National Alliance for the
Mentally Ill (NAMI)
NAMI activity oriented, includes membership info, press releases, news
articles, NAMI youth articles, links to state affiliates, links to other
resources, and links to the NAMI campaign to fight stigma. U.S., with
affiliates in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and Canada.
for the Mentally Ill/New York City (NAMI/NYC)
Additional information and links for families on diagnosis, treatment,
coping and management tips, as well as first person accounts. U.S./New
National Alliance for
Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
NARSAD activity oriented, includes NARSAD research, newsletters &
articles, grant information, public service announcements to download,
general news & announcements. U.S.
UK advocacy group. NSF activity oriented, has NSF news & press releases,
campaigning issues, links to regional & advice services, links to
publications, information on upcoming conferences and courses, info on
the IRIIS project to support students in crisis.
SANE activity oriented, includes media factsheets, personal stories, artwork
& poetry. Links to other resources.
A self-help support group for persons with schizophrenia or related disorders,
organized and managed by persons with the illness.
A national organization concerned with the interests of people with schizophrenia
and their caring relatives.
Created by a family member of a schizophrenia sufferer. Includes comprehensive
information for friends and family, sufferers, researchers, and students;
each including personal stories, diagnosis, treatment, legal and insurance
info, links to support groups & clubhouses. Also maintains chat rooms,
on-line support and discussion groups created for family, friends, and
consumers. Suggested reading & extensive links to other resources.
Free email updates on schizophrenia issues. U.S., with limited international
General information as well as links to provincial associations, volunteer
news & awards, access to SSC bulletins. English and French translations
A group of not-for-profit organizations committed to helping adults with
serious and persistent mental illnesses and brain disorders improve their
status by promoting their self-sufficiency. For residents of Minnesota,
Information on recent advances in treatment and eliminating legal barriers.
Legal information for family members, medical, and media professionals
with the intent to reduce unnecessary violence, homelessness, and suicide.
for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
International organization dedicated to lightening the burden of schizophrenia
for sufferers and their families. WFS program materials, resources, and
The experience of
Ian Chovil's homepage. An interesting and thorough documentation of his
experience. Includes links to support groups and resources. Canada.
Artist Aidan Shingler's explanation of Schizophrenia in images and words.
A personal story along with a glossary of medical & technical terms,
medical info, links to lots of resources, articles, others' personal stories.
Self-care issues. A missing persons page. Fun links.
One person's experience and thoughts on living with schizophrenia.
A personal insight into living with schizophrenia and additional links
to mental health resources.
To suggest additional links, please contact us.