And basically at the time I was told I had schizophrenia. I was told that I needed to retire from life, that I needed to avoid stress, that I needed simply to take large doses of antipsychotic medications for the rest of my life. And basically retire from living at the ripe old age of seventeen years old..."
And look at Pat Deegan now. Dr Deegan is helping change the mental health system and reduce the number of people being hurt.