Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion
Demystifying Mental Illness From the Perspective of a Survivor
“Schizophrenia made me a better person because it made me aware of the things I needed to change.”
NAMI: Book Review: Milt Greek‘s Schizophrenia: A Blueprint for Recovery
“Milt Greek has created a compassionate, humanistic, and non-partisan book. It does not take sides in the “medicate vs. don’t medicate” debate but brings together useful aspects of all views.”
Milton Greek, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, believes that decoding the messages in delusions can help some people recover.
Man Uses His Schizophrenia to Gather Clues for Daily Living:
Milt Greek, an Ohio computer programmer, helps other people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia to share their stories and gain insight into their condition.
Read the full New York Times article on this recovering schizophrenic who uses his schizophrenia as a gift to change his own life, and help others. Truly inspiring:
“Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion”
Published: November 25, 2011
You are likely to find this article and video also from The New York Times’ Lives Restored series:
“Learning to Cope With a Mind’s Taunting Voices”
Living With Voices:
Joe Holt, a computer consultant and entrepreneur who has a diagnosis of schizophrenia, describes how he’s learned to manage the voices in his head.
Published: August 6, 2011