Jennifer talks about getting help for schizoaffective disorder

Dealing with the symptoms of schizoaffective disorder can be pretty confronting. Jennifer found the courage within herself to seek support.

This can help if:

  • you're worried about having a psychotic disorder

  • you want to know more about psychotic disorders

  • you want to help a friend who might be experiencing psychosis.

Girl with doctor looking at ReachOut pamphlet

It took me a while before I was brave enough to tell my doctor.

Adapting to a new life that includes dealing with a serious mental illness such as schizoaffective disorder can be pretty tough. In this video, Jennifer talks about the symptoms she experienced before she was diagnosed, and how she gained the confidence to finally speak to her doctor about them. She also describes what her life has been like since she has found support.

What can I do now?

  • Learn more about seeking professional help.

  • Get some support on the ReachOut Forums.

  • Learn more about supporting yourself and your friends here.