Schizophrenia: information for young people

This webpage describes what schizophrenia is and how and why it might affect you. It also offers some practical advice about how to get help.


This is information, not advice. Please read our disclaimer.

Our information about schizophrenia is being updated.

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About this information

This information reflects the best available evidence at the time of writing. This mental health information for young people was written in 2015.

©  November 2015 Royal College of Psychiatrists