"How did I wind up living in my car? My husband disappeared. Before he vanished, I stopped recognising him."
"In my late 20s, I started to have thoughts that people were out to get me. As the paranoia increased, I stopped eating and sleeping."
A US study has suggested schizophrenia is a big risk factor for Covid-19 deaths.
Lawyer Leslie Thomas QC said the 35-year-old with paranoid schizophrenia was a victim of the "big, strong Black man" trope.
He pleaded guilty to making a noxious substance hoax last month.
As a new mum I have been acutely aware of the need for pregnant women and new mums to keep a close watch on their own mental health
'The simple physical connection of holding or cuddling an animal can bring profound relaxation.'
The video aims to correct misconceptions about the illness.