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What is schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that alters a person’s thoughts, behaviours and experience of reality, impacting their ability to function in everyday life. Altered experiences can last from one month to six months, or even longer.

Signs of schizophrenia vary, but can include:

  • a belief that others are controlling one’s mind or body
  • unusual, sometimes sinister, beliefs or ideas about the world
  • confusion and trouble expressing thoughts or understanding others
  • visual (sight) or auditory (sound) hallucinations
  • social isolation
  • low mood and motivation.

I have schizophrenia.

We’re here for you.

At Wesley Hospitals, our caring and professional clinicians can support you to regain control of your life and develop the skills and knowledge to identify and manage schizophrenia. While there’s no cure, we offer two effective and supported treatment programs that can help you live a happy, productive and symptom-free life.

  1. Inpatient care | This involves staying at one of our hospitals for a period of time to receive 24-hour psychiatric and psychological support.
  2. Day patient program | Ongoing, year-round support for people living with psychotic disorders.

Connect with us today for more information and support. Our team will get back to you within one business day.

I need help for a loved one.

We can help you support someone you care for.

Signs of schizophrenia vary from person to person, which can make it hard to know if someone you love is suffering.

Without treatment, schizophrenia can have long-term negative impacts on a person’s mental and physically wellbeing. The sooner your loved one can access support, the better their chances of improved wellbeing will be.

You’ve already taken the first step in supporting someone you love who may be experiencing schizophrenia. For more information, contact our assessment team to see how we can work together to help your loved one identify and manage schizophrenia, and return to a connected and fulfilling life.

You're not alone.

Here are some links to helpful information and resources about schizophrenia to support your journey to better mental health and wellbeing.

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