Did you know that your life expectancy can be up to 25 years less than the Australian population if you have Schizophrenia?
Did you know that up to 330000 Australians have schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia Awareness Week is an annual event held in May and this year it is from the 14th to the 20th of May. It provides an opportunity to raise community awareness of schizophrenia and mental illness in general. The Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW and the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia have organised a range of activities, including information displays and events across NSW, a Symposium, and media coverage, designed to engage different sections of the community. Click on the links to learn more.
The library has some items on schizophrenia in the main collection to borrow, click on the link to see the list in TAFEcat. Come to the library to see the displays.