EP183 Schizophrenia & Suicide, A Mother’s Story with Stephanie Torkelson on Exploring Possibilities

Stephanie Torkelson keeps her son Dallas’ memory alive as she shares the story of her 22 year old son’s rapid onset of schizophrenia in his early 20s, his refusal to take medication, the signs she later recognized, and how his loss has affected her.  She also discusses taking her mother to be diagnosed back before they really knew what schizophrenia was.  Stephanie shares her story to keep his memory alive and to help other families who may be observing rapid change in a relative to recognize symptoms they may display prior to suicide. To read the suicide note Dallas left his family, CLICK HERE.


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