“Into the Light - Meaningful Recovery From Psychosis”, The Film -Ep. 94
Schizophrenia
by Randye Kaye
2h ago
Send a Text to the Moms Guests: Angela and Michael Brisbin (plus 3 Moms updates and we read some Fan mail!) INTO THE LIGHT Meaningful Recovery From Psychosis, a 60 minute documentary discusses how to  achieve Meaningful Recovery from Serious Mental Illness with education, medication and advocacy.   A message of hope and real help, the film’s topics include: barriers to treatment, the underutilized medication, clozapine, and the importance of a supportive community.  There are over 25 interviews of patients, parents, leading medical professionals, healthcare professionals, advo ..read more
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Living With Psychosis, Part 3 -Christopher Grant’s Story (told to SZ Society of York) -Ep. 93
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
1M ago
Send a Text to the Moms “Chris had a "tumultuous" time several years ago, dealing with the onset of schizoaffective disorder, but has overcome addiction and homelessness and established stability for himself, while also being an extremely productive artist. His artist name, as well as his social media handle, is xoradmagical. He's done one film for the National Film Board of Canada and is working on another. He's prolific on TikTok, where he describes his posts as "a personal virtual diary that everybody is allowed to look at." Chris was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder in 2017 at the a ..read more
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Living With Psychosis, Part 2 - Matthew Dickson’s Story (told to SZ Society of York) -Ep. 92
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
1M ago
Send a Text to the Moms This is Part 2 - Matthew’s Story. Here is his bio: “Hi, I'm Matthew Dickson! I'm a Canadian who helps people in developing countries get access to basic mental health care. I've suffered from mental health problems myself (schizophrenia). I bicycled across Canada when I was 20 in the middle of getting an engineering degree.  But at 22 I was diagnosed with schizophrenia.   It took awhile, but I successfully recovered from schizophrenia, and in 2023 I bicycled across Canada again, becoming the first person with schizophrenia to do so!  Recovery is possible ..read more
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Living With Psychosis, Part 1 - Randye’s Story (told to SZ Society of York) -Ep. 91
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
1M ago
Send a Text to the Moms Ever wonder what psychosis feels like. From someone who has experienced it and now has the insight so many of our loved ones do not have? We’re lucky to have permission instead to repost this recording from The Schizophrenia Society of York University in Canada.  SSY  is the first and only schizophrenia awareness club organization at York University.  It  raises awareness and humanizes individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia. They provide a voice for people with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, and create an atmosphere of de-stigmatization ..read more
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Ask the Moms - Listeners are the Guests (Ep. 90)
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
1M ago
In this episode, listeners tell us what's on their minds and we answer as best we can.  We talk about anosognosia, incarceration, psychotic delusions, what we would have done differently if we'd known then what we know now, and lots more. We open with a poem by a listener who is diagnosed with SZ: Dale Walsh Poem - “I am a recovered reaching out help lessen the challenges encountered by family caregivers” Source Of My Unique Thinking Seeing laughter from challenged kid Reminds me of all things I hid About everything I did And Joke I made was big mistake As claim "I'm GOD" I did make W ..read more
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Preventing Crisis: Mental Health Literacy and Why It’s Essential (Ep. 88)
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
2M ago
Guest:  Annie Slease, Co-Founder of the Mental Health Literacy Collaborative Do you have a loved one with Serious Mental Illness? Do you wonder why it took so long for someone to recognize the symptoms? Mental Health Literacy would have helped prevent the crises we have dealt with. The mission of the MHLC is to make evidence-based mental health literacy a foundational part of PK-12 education and communities. Annie Slease, M.Ed. (she/her) is co-founder and Advocacy Director of the Mental Health Literacy Collaborative (themhlc.org), a national non-profit dedicated to making evidence-based m ..read more
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SMI and the Challenge of Dental Care: Let’s Talk Teeth (Ep. 87)
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
2M ago
Guest:  Lauren Yasuda Rainey , DDS We ask about getting people with schizophrenia to care for their teeth, if/how medications affect teeth, the effect of Medicaid only paying for annual cleanings and check ups, compared to private insurance that pays for twice a year. Many of our listeners have asked for a show on dental issues and of course we are interested too! Dr. Lauren Yasuda Rainey completed a General Practice Residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  At Tufts, a majority of her time was treating persons with medically complex needs and managing patients with h ..read more
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Ambiguous Loss - Living with grief caused by SMI (guest: Jerri Clark) (Ep. 85)
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
4M ago
We’re  delighted to welcome a return guest, Jerri Clark. Jerri first joined us on Episode 32, “Channeling Grief and Anger into Advocacy and Acceptance”, and is now working with TAC (Treatment Advocacy Center-, see Episode 71 with Kathy Day. Episode 31  with Lisa Dailey, Episode 35 with Sabah Muhammad ), ) as Family Resource and Advocacy Manager. She has a fellowship as TAC’s DJ Jaffe Advocate this year. Jerri is a family member whose son with SMI died from suicide. The six coping strategies (not linear) Normalize Ambivalence Find Meaning Adjusting Mastery Reconstruct Identity Reviv ..read more
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From Bedlam to the Business of Helping Others: Returning Guest, Eric W. T. Smith, (Ep. 84)
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
4M ago
We’re  delighted to welcome a return guest, Eric W.T. Smith. He was also interviewed  in Season 1 of 3 Moms (episodes 15 and 16, an AOT Success Story) In Eric’s words: “There are peers and supports in large numbers for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and a host of other diagnoses, but nothing much available in the world of anosognosia and psychosis where a person in recovery and/or their parents/caregivers can regularly reach out and schedule a meaningful block of time to discuss their individual and/or family needs related to anosognosia and psychosis with a person who succes ..read more
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What Do I Do Now?: THE Handbook for SZ Caregivers: guest, Nicole Drapeau Gillen (Ep. 83)
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
by Randye Kaye
5M ago
Schizophrenia, a complex and harrowing illness, presents an ongoing challenge for caregivers. In this groundbreaking book, discover the missing links that empowers you to navigate the labyrinth of decisions and actions required to provide the best care for your loved one. Nicole Drapeau Gillen is a mother who recognized that caregivers like herself often find themselves thrust into this challenging, complex and stressful situation with little clear guidance on how to help a loved one with a serious mental illness. Her goal is to create a practical and actionable handbook that offers valuable i ..read more
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