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Schizophrenia Society of Canada Is Seeking Input on Future Directions

Schizophrenia Society of Canada wants to hear from you. The Future Directions Survey is part of a scan being undertaken by the SSC. Please participate – your voice counts!

http://www.schizophrenia.ca/future_directions_survey.php

BCSS Victoria has moved to 735 Market St. until June 22, 2015 due to HeroWork Radical Renovation

BCSS has hired a new Administrative Coordinator

BCSS is pleased to welcome Paula Roumeliotis as their new Administrative Coordinator.  Welcome to the team Paula!

BCSS Victoria Peer Support & WRAP Program Receives Award

For their exceptional leadership in delivering the Peer Support and WRAP Program contributing to the recovery of hundreds of peers and peer supporters, the Initiatives/Programs of Excellence Award goes to: BCSS Victoria.

The Fortunate Mother: Caring for a son with schizophrenia – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Fortunate Mother: Caring for a son with schizophreniaUSA TODAYLaura Pogliano calls herself lucky even though Zac, her dear boy, has lived all his young adult life with schizophrenia. Her gratitude makes sense only when you consider the sta…

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Living With Schizophrenia: The Importance of Routine – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Living With Schizophrenia: The Importance of RoutineNew York Times (blog)I can remember the early days of having schizophrenia. I was so afraid of the implications of subtle body language, like a lingering millisecond of eye contac…

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Trumpeter with paranoid schizophrenia leads rousing set at Detroit Jazz Festival – New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Trumpeter with paranoid schizophrenia leads rousing set at Detroit Jazz FestivalNew Baltimore Voice NewspapersSchizophrenia is probably the most frightening and potentially crippling of mental illnesses. It affects less than 1 percent of the U.S. popul…

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A switchboard in the brain could unlock treatments for autism and schizophrenia – Washington Post

Science CodexA switchboard in the brain could unlock treatments for autism and schizophreniaWashington PostIn some disorders, particularly autism and schizophrenia, this ability is disrupted. The brain has difficulty keeping internal and external input…

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Perpetuating Schizophrenia’s Stigma – New York Times

Perpetuating Schizophrenia's StigmaNew York TimesSchizophrenia, which affects 1 percent of the population and emerges in the late teens to early 20s, is deeply misunderstood. People who suffer from it are often suspected of being dangerous, but thi…

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Student seeks understanding of schizophrenia – Washington Post

Student seeks understanding of schizophreniaWashington PostWASHINGTON — Dreonna Richardson is 18 years old. She's just graduated from Ballou Senior High school in Southeast Washington. She's gentle and quiet but she notices a lot. She hasn&#3…

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