The Quiet Room
Author: Lori Schiller and Amanda Bennett
Keywords: Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Impact on families, Recovery
Told through the viewpoints of the author, Lori, her family members, her doctors, and her friends, Ms. Schiller pieces together the account of her personal struggle with schizophrenia, starting in her seventeenth year. Her first personal accounts reveal the depth of the pain and conflict within a person with schizophrenia, but also the unintended consequences of the illness on those around her.
Audience: Young adult (Adolescents and older) to Adult due to mature themes, vivid descriptions, foul language, advanced language, scary situations