In this interview from the City of Brains Project, Mike shares the story of supporting his brother finding help for schizophrenia in Toronto’s mental healthcare system. The story spans several years, bouncing around multiple hospitals and mental health services, interactions with the justice system, and personal mental health challenges. It’s a detailed, all-too-common description of the complex obstacle course an individual with mental health challenges and their family members must navigate to find recovery.
The City of Brains Project is all about sharing stories of navigating the mental healthcare system in Toronto to help others on similar journeys find effective, accessible mental healthcare services. To read/listen to the stories and share yours, visit: http://www.cityofbrainsproject.com/