I know this post doesn’t consist of helpful advice as such, but I just thought this video was really interesting and some people might find it reassuring or inspiring if they too have experienced something similar. 

Here, Eleanor Longden gives a fascinating talk about her experiences of being diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Although her story is traumatic, the fact that she has since recovered from her mental illness provides some hope to others suffering in a similar way. 

Click here to view it on YouTube