Elyn Saks - Professor with Schizophrenia

Elyn R. Saks has schizophrenia -- and you would never know. After revealing her illness, many close friends rejected her saying, "Had I known you had schizophrenia I would never have hung out with you." She is a mental health advocate, law professor, and author.

Link to her memoir: The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness

Bring Change 2 Mind

Visit: Bring Change 2 Mind

“1 in 6 adults and almost 1 in 10 children suffer from a diagnosable mental illness. Yet, for many, the stigma associated with the illness, can be as great a challenge as the disease itself. This is where the misconceptions stop. This is where bias comes to an end. This is where we change lives. Because this is where we Bring Change 2 Mind.”

Visit this extraordinary stigma-busting site and view the PSA produced by Glenn Close (her sister has bipolar disorder), directed by Ron Howard, and individuals who gathered in Grand Central Station, NYC to “come out of the closet” with their brain disorders.

Say What You Need To Say

Behind the Scenes: Making the PSA