This short film highlights what it’s like to live with voices in your head that are not your own, told through the fictional story of Stuart. The voices Stuart hears are described as overly threatening and insulting, often adding rude commentary to everyday activities and thoughts. Stuart eventually fights off the voices and makes it to therapy, where he gradually learns to feel more safe, grounded, and soothed. As he begins to see himself in a more compassionate light, he is able to acknowledge the bothersome voices as they come, but he doesn’t let them control him anymore. Read More
The Michigan Minds Team sat down with Keela, a Family Peer Partner who works at the NAVIGATE program at Integrated Services of Kalamazoo. Keela shares her personal and family experiences with psychosis to becoming a Family Peer Partner helping others.