Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness. One of the biggest myths around the illness is that it isnt treatable. With the right supports, people can work or volunteer, be active in their own care, and contribute to their communities.Continue readingSchizophrenia
Delusions, hallucinations, social withdrawal, bizarre behaviour — the symptoms of schizophrenia often develop slowly, usually between the ages of 16 and 30. For the one in 100 people who develops schizophrenia, anti-psychotic medications and counseling are the most effective means of easing the symptoms.
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario offers programs and services across the province that support, educate, engage and empower individuals, families and communities impacted by schizophrenia and psychotic illness.
Schizophrenia Society of Canada works to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research.