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Read our blog posts written by our Communications and Policy team.

Topics covered include mental health, advocacy and policy and aim to educate, create awareness, and chip away at the stigma associated with mental illness.  

Dr Richard Schweizer is a consumer advocate and Policy Officer at One Door Mental Health. Diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 23, Richard is a keen public speaker about mental illness. Richard is also a serial student, having completed degrees in Arts and Law, a Masters in Journalism and a PhD about the sociology of schizophrenia.

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On Recovery-Oriented Practice
Dr Richard Schweizer of One Door Mental Health - Blog - On Recovery-Oriented Practice
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Recovery is Possible
Dr Richard Schweizer's Schizophrenia Awareness Week Article - Recovery is Possible.
Category tag: Schizophrenia | Recovery | Advocacy
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The Emergency Department or a Cup of Tea?
Dr Ellen Marks from One Door Mental Health's blog on The Emergency Department or a Cup of Tea? 24 Oc ...
Category tag: Advocacy | Blog | Mental Illness
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Eccentricity vs Mental Illness
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health's blog on the fine line between eccentricity and me ...
Category tag: Stigma | Blog | Mental Illness
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First-Onset Psychosis
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health on First-Onset Psychosis. 08 Mar 2018.
Category tag: Psychosis | Blog | Mental Illness
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Siblings of people with mental illness
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health on siblings of people with mental illness. 12 Dec 2 ...