Treatment helps Mindy manage schizophrenia 

Mindy joined the Navy, but her enlistment was cut short with the onset of schizophrenic symptoms. After her military discharge, she began counseling at VA. Her medical team helped her understand her condition and find ways to manage her symptoms. Consistent professional support enables Mindy to find solutions for living well.

 

Check the “VA on Schizophrenia” page for complete descriptions and understand, with answers to questions like:

What is schizophrenia?

What are the signs of schizophrenia?

What is the treatment for schizophrenia?

What can I do if I think I have schizophrenia?

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Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Please feel free to use the check sheets Before, During and After the Medical Appointment at https://www.knowavet.org/before-during-and-after-a-medical-appointment/and Choosing a Medical Service Provider, at https://www.knowavet.org/choosing-a-medical-service-provider/, to help you in your search for the best help for your individual circumstances.

In addition, there may be other federal, state and local government or private resources for your individual needs.  A VSO counselor https://www.knowavet.org/office-of-vet-services/  may be able to help you find them.

While we strongly urge you to take advantage of all you have earned through your service, we understand there are many reasons why you may prefer non-VA service providers. Here are some places to start:

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