Hello - I am new here

I am new to the forum and just wanted to introduce myself: I am Alex.

Hello everyone and Merry Christmas!

I have schizophrenia and am considered by my psychiatrist to be doing well so am largely left alone. My social worker usually doesn’t turn up to our monthly appointment so coming on here is great for me. I am looking for some advice about life issues to do with schizophrenia so I hope you guys are happy for me to post my questions.

I have been looking over the forum in the last few days so feel like I know some of the main characters already - I wish I’d introduced myself straight away. I didn’t realise how supportive it was.

Thank you and have a good one tonight whatever you’re doing.

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Welcome Alex! Happy Holidays! :christmas_tree:

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Hey Alex!!! Welcome! We’re all good psychos over here! My nephew’s name is Alex! My name is karen :two_hearts::rabbit::panda_face: panda hugs

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Hi Alex, welcome! I lurked a bit before setting up my account too :smile: No worries, glad you decided to join!

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Yes we have quite interesting main characters and a lot of supportive ones, not less compelling :relaxed:

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Welcome to the forum Alex. I am surprised that you are maintaining your health enough to work by reasoning. Delusions, until they work themselves out of your system, are hard to reason with. In fact, in my case I find my reasoning, although strong and thorough, works alongside my unreason and is usually overshadowed by it. I am still fending off the persistence of a delusion I have had for 44 years.

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Hi Alex! Im Joseph but most call me Kazuma here. Join in on conversations and start your own threads ur bound to get some helpful info and meet cool people. Merry christmas!

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Hello, Alex. I hope you have a Merry Christmas.

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Welcome to the forum! I’m Sarah but everyone calls me PrincessKenny :slight_smile: you’ll like it here, there are lots of super nice and supportive people here. Merry Christmas and happy New Years!! :christmas_tree::tada:

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Welcome! And Merry Christmas!

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Welcome to the forum. Merry Christmas

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hope you like it here alex :slight_smile:

if i can help you i will

post as much as you want here because there are a few high functioning sz here, some even have jobs and doing college or more, but in my opinion i think you are just lucky if you can get out of bed in the morning, merry xmas.

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Welcome, @Alexander!!..

Hey! Am I a ‘main character’ on this forum, or just part of the ‘supporting cast’?

Eh? Huh??

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Welcome to the forum Alex

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Thank you. I have definitely seen a lot of your posts! :grinning:

Welcome to the forum Alex! Glad you’re doing well. I just discovered this forum myself a short while ago and am very glad I did. Merry Christmas:-)

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Hey hey, welcome to schizophrenia land. It’s never really dull on here.

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Hi, I’m new too, my son has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and I’m afraid, more I read about, more I’m loosing hope, I wonder, if he can be happy , he still in clinic for trying to end his life and still has symptoms, I’m lost, is any ideas ?

Welcome @Alexander. Merry christmas to you too. :slight_smile:

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Hi and welcome @pancho.

How long has he been in hospital? I was in there for 6 months. Don’t lose hope. It’s worse in the beginning but when you find the right medication things can turn. He might not be what he or you dreamed about but he can have a good life. Who knows, maybe he can be what he dreamed about. There are several here studying and doing great.

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