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Schizophrenia Was Something I Was Not Qualified to Deal With

I was there to provide friendship, not therapy

Photo by Claudia Soraya on Unsplash

It took me about two months to realize I was in way over my head.

As a trained Stephen Minister, my job was to be a nonjudgmental Christian friend to my assigned Care Receiver. I attended 56 hours of training to learn how to be a good listener, to provide…

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