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Community Health Leaders

In order to stay up to date on latest treatments, drug discovery, clinical studies and how to cope with schizophrenia every day, brings you frequent articles, points of view and advice from leading health leaders and experts.

Current Health Leaders

Rebecca Chamaa

Rebecca Chamaa is a freelance writer, public speaker, instructor, and mental health advocate. Her diagnosis is chronic paranoid schizophrenia, a condition she has been writing about since 2015. She has published parts of her story in Huffpost Personal, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, and others. Read more.

Kody Green

Kody Green (He/Him) is a 29 years old with a diagnosis of Undifferentiated Schizophrenia. Kody is a motivational speaker and content creator with over 1 million followers on TikTok. He has struggled in the past with drug addiction, incarceration, and serious mental health issues. Read more.

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Michelle Hammer

Michelle Hammer is a Schizophrenia Activist and spends her time passionately fighting stigma. She is an NYC native featured in the WebMD documentary Voices, which was nominated for a Tribeca X Award at the Tribeca Film Festival. Michelle was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 22 after a misdiagnosis of bipolar at age 18. Read more.

Sally Littlefield

Sally Littlefield is an Oakland, California-based writer. speaker, and mental health advocate living with schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type. Despite experiencing a ten-month bout of psychosis at her onset during which she believed her life was a hyperreality psychological experiment, she has made a full recovery. She now works fulltime as a communications and fundraising manager for a national foster care nonprofit organization. Read more.

Sophie Littlefield

Sophie Littlefield is a writer and advocate for people and families whose stories include serious mental illness. As a granddaughter, daughter, and mother of people with schizoaffective disorder, she has been a multigenerational caregiver and support person for much of her life. Read more.

Tara Miller

Tara Miller lives with a diagnosis of Schizoaffective Disorder (a form of schizophrenia) and considers herself a psychiatric survivor. She first started experiencing symptoms when she was nineteen years old and a junior at Penn State University. Read more.

Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith is a mental health advocate, blogger, freelance writer, and author. In 2007, she and her family experienced a significant medical setback that involved legal interventions, which led to her diagnosis of schizophrenia. Early on Ashley's recovery journey led her into the world of mental health awareness with emphasis on public speaking, blogging, and book-writing to promote advocacy campaigns, and peer support for mental illness and substance abuse. Read more.

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