Brad's Story of Recovery

Brad's Story

Brad was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was 19 years old. His first reaction was denial, but after taking only one pill he realized that he had an illness. While Brad continues to receive support from Ontario Shores he now lives independently in the community and is pursuing a University degree.

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BradIt's encouraging to hear from staff and patients that they enjoyed my video. It was inspiring for me and I wanted to reciprocate and be an inspiration for others. I talked in front of my class about mental illness, reluctant at first due to stigma, but I received a warm response and insight from many of my fellow students.”
~ Brad, Patient