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Remain happy and in control when living with a manic disorder

Frank Healy
Licensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
Frank Healy's picture

How parents can help their teenagers who have schizophrenia

Frank Healy
Licensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
Frank Healy's picture

Advice for getting treatment and understanding schizophrenia

Frank Healy
Licensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
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Schizophrenia

Being diagnosed with schizophrenia doesn’t mean you can’t be happy or live a productive life. Having a mental illness like schizophrenia means that to care for your mental health, you have to take care of your whole self. This will ensure balance, and help you when you experience schizophrenic symptoms such as hearing voices, paranoia, and agitation. Or if someone close to you has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, you can help and support them in this challenging and scary time. To help yourself, a family member, or friend in this journey to becoming mentally healthy, our medical professionals, psychiatrists, social workers and counselors are here to provide you with the expert advice you need.

Remain happy and in control when living with a manic disorder

Frank Healy Licensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory Associates For Life Enhancement

Have you ever had a great day, but then made a mistake that ruined your day? Has anyone ever told you that you don’t take life seriously enough? Has your happy life caused you to fail at things and underachieve? Feeling overly happy or happy all of the time can be intoxicating, and could be considered manic by a mental health professional if also experiencing other symptoms of manic behavior. Here are some tips for remaining happy while living with a manic disorder.

Frank HealyLicensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory

Frank Healy is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey. He counsels people with depression and anxiety. He has Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. He remembers every day of his life since he was six years old. This incl...

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Advice for getting treatment and understanding schizophrenia

Frank Healy Licensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory Associates For Life Enhancement

Do you often feel like you don’t fit in your world? Do you sometimes see or hear things that other people don’t? Do you often feel like you have trouble paying attention and have lost interest in things that you used to enjoy?. Do you sometimes have trouble speaking and getting organized? Do you have memory problems? If you have the first two of these symptoms along with some of the others, you may be suffering from schizophrenia.

Frank HealyLicensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory

Frank Healy is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey. He counsels people with depression and anxiety. He has Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. He remembers every day of his life since he was six years old. This incl...

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Take a holistic approach to help manage your schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental illness that is characterized by delusions, hallucinations, and disordered thinking. Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with schizophrenia or are decades into your treatment, it is important to remember to seek the help and support of both trained professionals and “informal” supports like friends, family, and peers. 

Amanda RothSocial Worker

Amanda is a clinical social worker (MSW, LICSW) who has worked with mentally ill adults in both in-patient hospital and community mental health settings. She also spent nearly three years as a social worker in one of the largest NICUs in the Pac...

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How parents can help their teenagers who have schizophrenia

Frank Healy Licensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory Associates For Life Enhancement

The onset of schizophrenia can be any age from around 16 to 30 with some rare cases as old as 40. The average age of onset is 19. If your teenager or young adult has the following signs they may have schizophrenia: garbled speech or pauses in conversation, periods of staring in space, and inability to concentrate.

Frank HealyLicensed Professional Counselor, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory

Frank Healy is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey. He counsels people with depression and anxiety. He has Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. He remembers every day of his life since he was six years old. This incl...

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You can help someone close to you with schizophrenia

If you are close to someone who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, they need your support to regain their health and well-being. Whether you are family or a friend, and whether the discovery of schizophrenia is brand new or has been known for years, you can support them during this scary and difficult time in their life. Being a support and advocate to someone with schizophrenia is not easy, but it is possible to do without being a 24/7 caregiver. 

Amanda RothSocial Worker

Amanda is a clinical social worker (MSW, LICSW) who has worked with mentally ill adults in both in-patient hospital and community mental health settings. She also spent nearly three years as a social worker in one of the largest NICUs in the Pac...

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