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Bethany Yeiser is a motivational speaker and the author of Mind Estranged: My Journey from Schizophrenia and Homelessness to Recovery (released May 31, 2014). Bethany was a scholarship winner, researcher and violinist before she became severely mentally ill and homeless her senior year of college, 2003. By teaching audiences that schizophrenia is a treatable brain disease, she hopes to reduce the stigma of mental illness
Karen S. Yeiser is a registered nurse. During the span of her nursing career she devoted twenty-two years to the care and advocacy of adults and children with developmental disabilities. While living through the mental health crisis in her own daughter’s life, she gained a deeper and more personal understanding of schizophrenia and the unique challenges patients and their families face. Her goal is to stimulate new interest toward the possibility of recovery and encourage families throughout the recovery process. Karen is a mental health advocate.