The great thing about this forum

Is that you can combine the knowledge of other people to tackle the challenges caused by your sz. Two heads are better than one.

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When I first came here I knew nothing about my meds and the side effects

It let me learn very quickly, and I could advocate for better treatment

I learned a lot about SZ as well

No one ever spoke to me in much detail about my ailments from a healthcare perspective

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It helped me learn about sz and managing symptoms and meds.It’s also been a very inclusive and supportive community. Some nice people use this forum and always have.

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this forum has helped me a great deal

being able to talk to people going threw the same symptoms

people here seem genially nice and helpful

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Very similar situation. I did know about meds and side effects, I did research on this, but I didn’t get as much detail from my health care team either and I learned that I could advocate for better treatment from this forum.

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The great thing about this forum is that there’s just this tiny community and we all like to be crazy selves in a good way and no one seems to mind… So far.

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It helped me feel less alone. I was a teenager and didn’t know anybody that could understand what I was going through. Even the first therapists I had didn’t know how to help me. I found this site and found people that were like me. People that understood something that nobody should have to understand. It helped me connect to @ninjastar An amazing person who never gave up on me. Who helped me crawl my way up through my pits when it would have been understandable to leave me alone.

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Speaking to people like you is very helpful I find. It makes you feel more normal. You can also use other people’s knowledge and experience to approach your symptoms in a new way.

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Being here has helped me a LOT when I went thru my sza episodes and I’m so grateful to you guys! We’re family :blush::hugs:

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I love the community we all have here. I love that we try to help each other out, but also be silly or serious or whatever and we’re friends. It’s a blessing

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It’s nice to be able to talk to others with Sz.

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This forum is really nice. I’m usually a lurker and read to learn more things from others. I’m trying to post more regularly now cause I really appreciate this place. It’s a safe space where no one looks at me like I’m insane. I don’t even talk about some things I do here, in irl group. It’s nice to not be judged.

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