Elfy Scott was thirteen when she came across some medication with her mum’s name on it. After Googling the name of it and seeing the words schizophrenia and psychosis, the ‘voices’ her mum often complained about hearing started to make sense.
Schizophrenia is not uncommon, but often completely misunderstood by the general public. Elfy is a journalist who has written a book about this topic, The One Thing We’ve Never Spoken About, and joins Mia on No Filter to discuss her own experiences with her mum’s schizophrenia, and whether the stigma around complex mental health issues can hold people back, even more so than the disorder itself.
This is Elfy and her mum’s story.
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