If you have been diagnosed with schizophrenia or a related disorder, there is hope. Many people with schizophrenia are capable of making great strides in recovery and finding a place in this world.
Please be aware that this illness is not your fault. Schizophrenia is not the result of a character weakness or personality defect. Rather, according to the best scientific information available, schizophrenia is a genetically-influenced, neurological brain illness. Many people with schizophrenia see improvement thanks to medical treatment, peer-based support, and new scientific research.
To help in this process, many people who are diagnosed have shared helpful questions ask yourself:
It’s important to record details and specifics about symptoms, medication, moods, and more. That’s why we co-created SCZ Health StorylinesTM, a digital health tool designed to better manage and monitor schizophrenia and related disorders.
Choose what you want to monitor and see all the information you need to help yourself or a loved one living with schizophrenia, psychosis spectrum disorders, or a related illness. All you have to do is tap an icon, swipe a screen, and fill in the rest of the story for yourself or your loved one.
SCZ Health StorylinesTM lets you:
Record important questions for your clinician
Monitor symptoms, moods, and daily routines
Remember to take medications on time
Remember clinical appointments
Journal about your daily life and experiences
Learn more about you or your loved one’s illness by keeping records of patterns and behaviors
Know when to call your healthcare provider by noticing important signs and symptoms
Sync data from other health and fitness apps
Connect with your support network
How to Access SCZ Health StorylinesTM
The mobile app is FREE for all users on iOS and Android devices. There is also a web version available through the browser of any desktop computer or mobile device.
The SCZ Health Storylines™ app was developed in partnership with Schizophrenia & Psychosis Action Alliance and is powered by the Health Storylines™ platform from Self Care Catalysts Inc.
This app is not meant to replace a clinician or give medical feedback of any kind. It is a tool to help document self-care activities for better care coordination and communication. No one will see your results unless you share it with them.
Any data collected from SCZ Health Storylines™ is de-identified and aggregated to eliminate personal identification so it can be made available to partners and third parties to better understand the patient experience and improve treatment options and health outcomes.