As the campaign grew bigger by the day, I accompanied Jonny on an endless trail of media interviews.What I found most fascinating about this process was how so many of the journalists and presenters we met, were visibly shocked that this young, handsome, articulate and all-round lovely man in front of them, could possibly have schizophrenia.“When people hear that someone has Paranoid Schizophrenia straight away they jump to conclusions and think that person is dangerous but that is not the case.Of course in some cases it is but in the majority of cases like mine, it isn’t.“I know other people with Paranoid Schizophrenia and they wouldn’t hurt a fly.” The 23-year-old’s battle with the disorder began when he was a student in Waterford in 2011, when he began to experience delusions in the wake of a traumatic event.“I became extremely paranoid and believed everyone knew my face,” said Brian.
She has worked with various clients including many Fortune 500 companies such as Pinkerton Inc.
Reid grew up learning nearly everything he knows from books, with his mother (a college professor of 15th-century literature) often reading to him.
Still, Reid knew that the way his mother was living wasn't healthy.
Brian admitted he became very low and tried to take his own life to escape the difficulties of the condition.
“It made things so much worse and I started to hear voices and hallucinate, something I never experienced before. I dropped out of a college course and gave up playing soccer which I love.