Inside Schizophrenia: Working With Schizophrenia
Everyone complains about work. Having to go to work every day, working too much, not getting paid enough- working can be challenging for so many reasons. Today’s episode focuses on working while having schizophrenia. Host Rachel Star Withers, a diagnosed schizophrenic, and co-host Gabe Howard share antidotes from their own work lives and speak with fellow schizophrenic Michelle Hammer. Michelle, an award-winning graphic designer and entrepreneur, discusses her struggles working full time and transitioning to working for herself. Cheryl Wallace the Vice President of Programs at Rose Hill Center, a psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation center, also joins this episode and speaks about how Rose Hill facilitates programs to help people with schizophrenia rejoin the workforce after a psychotic episode. Highlights From “Working With Schizophrenia” Episode [01:15] Rachel’s weird job history. [03:00] Is it Rachel’s schizophrenia or her dislike for normal work? [05:00] Being a stunt woman with schizophrenia. [10:50] Guest interview with artist Michelle Hammer. [13:43] Michelle’s family reacts to her decision to start her own business. [16:13] Michelle’s advice to other people with schizophrenia who want to start a business. [21:00] How Family and Friends can help. [29:00] Reasonable Accommodations. [34:00] Do you tell an employer you have schizophrenia? [37:38] Guest interview with Cheryl Wallace the Vice President of Programs a...
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