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Removing Stigma from Schizophrenia with WJT Mitchell

Father and distinguished professor WJT Mitchell (Tom) lost his son, Gabe, to schizophrenia. Tom details how Gabe embraced the term “madness” in order to normalize the challenges of living with schizophrenia. Tom also shares how their family grieved together after Gabe’s death, and how he’s still ever-present in their lives.

His book is, “Mental Traveler: A Father, a Son, and a Journey Through Schizophrenia”

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