Mental Illness Happy Hour

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#555 Family Schizophrenia - Paolina Milana

Born to Sicilian parents, she opens up about her childhood secrets; her mother’s and sister’s battles with Schizophrenia and the policeman who groomed and violated her when she was 13.   More About Paolina:  I'm with Crazy: A Love Story Podcast -  Journey On! Check out all of Paolina's books here. Rethink what it takes to turn the stories of your life into a book - Learn more about Paolina's 6-week "What's the Book in You?"workshop.   Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to  Must be 18.  For those under 18 you will be redirected to or can go directly to TeenCounseling at    WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST ______________________ Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review.  It costs nothing. ————————————————————————— Spread the word via social media.   It costs nothing. Our website is our FB is and our Twitter and Instagram are both @Mentalpod  -------------------------------------------------------- Become a much-needed Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at    Become a one-time or monthly donor via Paypal  or Zelle (make payment to ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Try Our Sponsor’s Products/Services --------------------------------------------------- See for privacy information. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at


 2021-09-03  1h50m