Optimal Therapeutic Level

The first time I took my medication, Zyprexa knocked me out completely and I slept...

Optimal Therapeutic Level
A Night Cry

After I heard from Joe and learned my new language, on the outside I was...

A Night Cry
One Honk Means Yes

At some point, Joe said to me, “One honk means right. Two honks mean left.”...

One Honk Means Yes
I’ll Call You Joe

After I heard my first voice, Joe, as I called “him” later, started speaking to...

I’ll Call You Joe
It’s Logical!

“It should always be remembered that the behavior of persons with schizophrenia is internally logical...

It’s Logical!
Side Effect

“This is a very important problem, with some patients gaining sixty to one hundred pounds....

Side Effect
Being a Research Subject

Right before I was discharged from McLean hospital, I was asked to participate in a...

Being a Research Subject
Locked Up

I was deep asleep. I vaguely felt someone put a needle into my left arm....

Locked Up
Know the Signs

Be aware of major emotional and environmental changes

Know the Signs
Can I Reach for More?

Make the world a little bit better, even as a schizophrenic 

Can I Reach for More?
My First Voice

No one ever asked me what I had heard from my voices. I think it’s...

My First Voice