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Schizoaffective Disorder

The xoJane Article That Called A Woman's Death A "Blessing" Was About My Best Friend

Holly Leber | Posted 06.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Holly Leber

I read the infamous xoJane essay "My Former Friend's Death Was a Blessing" with a different variety of stunned than most others probably did. You see, "Leah" was my best friend. Saying that "Leah's" death wasn't a tragedy sounds horrible to say because it is horrible to say. And it's wrong.

This Photographer Documented Her Sister's Life With Schizoaffective Disorder

Refinery29 | Posted 12.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Refinery29

Jen, the second-oldest of four sisters, had her first major breakdown at 15 years old. Since then, Jen's mental illness has had a profound effect not only on her life, but on her family as well.

Labeling Suicide 'Selfish' Is Just Stupid

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Montgomery

My daughter has schizoaffective disorder. She is also happy, incredibly smart, funny, creative, nerdy, talented, so very kind and a good soul. She is not her illness.

This Man Is Trying To Find The Stranger Who Stopped Him From Committing Suicide In 2008

Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Six years ago, Jonny Benjamin almost jumped off the Waterloo Bridge in London. The then-20-year-old had just been diagnosed with schizoaffective di...

We Need to Expand Involuntary Treatment for Severe Mental Illness

David Vognar | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
David Vognar

Countless mental health professionals care deeply about their patients and want them to get better. Strengthening involuntary treatment will allow them to do that.