Authors: ABC Radio National Lynne Malcolm, Presenter & Executive Producer Sherre Delys, Producer Jenny Parsonage, Sound Engineer
Event: 2006 TheMHS Awards
Type of resource: TheMHS Awards
Award state: NSW
Award level: Winner
Award category: Broadcast
Abstract: This is a 2 part Radio series focusing on Schizophrenia which was broadcast on All in the Mind. Part one features the experience of Angela a young woman who now has her schizophrenia controlled by medication, an explanation of the disorder itself and some of the research which is being done in order to find better ways of understanding and treating schizophrenia, Part 2 features the experience of the father of a young man who is still struggling with schizophrenia, and discusses the physical and emotional difficulties of caring for a loved one with Schizophrenia. We also hear about the range of ways, besides medication, in which people with schizophrenia can be supported in order to give them a better quality of life. Description of Facility/Organisation:
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