The Mysteries of HIPAA

For caregivers of people with schizophrenia, one of the most difficult barriers to assisting in our loved ones’ treatment can be the misinterpretation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  Even though this Act became law in 1996, there is still

What is Anosognosia?

Caring for Someone with Schizophrenia

As family caregivers forge ahead and learn more and more about schizophrenia there’s an important characteristic of the disorder to be aware of and to learn how to deal with. It’s called “lack of insight” or "anosognosia."

Maryland is failing its mentally ill residents (by Laura Pogliano)

A judge is holding the state’s acting health secretary and other top officials in contempt of court, ordering them to open dozens of beds at state psychiatric hospitals by the end of the year. (Pamela Wood / Baltimore Sun)

Psychosis vs Schizophrenia: What is the Difference?

Psychosis vs. Schizophrenia: understanding the distinction between the 2 

What Can Parents of Children With Schizophrenia Do To Help?

Caring For Someone With Schizophrenia: What Can Family Caregivers or Parents of Children With Schizophrenia Do To Help?

Caring for Someone with Schizophrenia: What Happens When I am Gone?

A blogger asked about the long-term challenges facing parents of children with schizophrenia and how parents can plan for the future... for when they will no longer be around.  

Caring for someone with Schizophrenia: 4 common questions

You’ve received a schizophrenia diagnosis in your family, or for yourself – what happens next? What is schizophrenia disorder exactly? Are there schizophrenia treatments? Where do you turn? What does the future look like now? My name is Guilhem Dupont and I founded