A comprehensive overview of Schizophrenia: Teen Mental Health

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This link on schizophrenia is part of a larger, online resource made available by Teen Mental Health. Teen Mental Health is a comprehensive website devoted to enhancing youth mental health by making available scientifically based resources and tools that have been specifically tailored to be useful for educators, health providers, parents and youth.

Visitors to the site will find a comprehensive overview of schizophrenia, including sections addressing the causes and risk factors for schizophrenia, how to tell if someone has schizophrenia, different treatment options for schizophrenia, as well as a discussion of other related disorders. Additionally, the site provides suggestions regarding what one can do if they think someone they know has schizophrenia or if someone they know has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Available under Digital Storytelling is an informative video clip wherein Laura describes her experience living with schizophrenia. Links to additional resources available on the Teen Mental Health website, as well as links to resources available on other websites are also provided.