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Improving Lives Affected by
Schizophrenia-Related Illnesses

Our vision is that every person living with a schizophrenia-related brain disorder (mental illness involving psychosis) achieves recovery and a full life in a compassionate community free of stigma and discrimination.



It is with a profound sense of sadness and loss that we share with you that Joanne Verbanic, one of the most powerful individuals with amazing courage, strength, kindness and wisdom died May 7, 2015 in Novi, MI.

Joanne provided hope and support to millions globally and helped people to succeed like no other.  She is a hero to millions and gave her life as a true pioneer in self-help / peer support programing.

Joanne Verbanic, a courageous hero as she lived an incredible life in mental health recovery, advocating and actively improving the lives of others living with mental illness and their loved ones.

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What We Do

  • Support and train Schizophrenics Anonymous® (SA) groups
  • Sponsor SA and Family & Friends conference calls
  • Provide eNewsletter and online resource library
  • Advocacy and education to eliminate discrimination and increase access to treatment

Psychiatric Crisis? There’s an App For That

You Are Not Alone:

Find a Schizophrenics Anonymous® (SA) Group

SA Conference Call Group
Every Sunday – 7 pm Eastern Time
Every Thursday – 7 pm Eastern Time
Every Friday – 7 pm Eastern Time

Spirit of SA Conference Call
First Wednesday of Each Month – 7 pm Eastern Time

Family and Friends Support Group
Every Tuesday – 7 pm Eastern Time
Frequent Guest Speakers

Toll-free calls
Call-in information: (855) 640-8271
Entry code: 88286491#
International Number: (720) 362-6499



We are honored to welcome Ismael Cala to the
SARDAA Board of Directors


Margery Wakefield

Margery Wakefield
Schizophrenics Anonymous Coordinator
Excellent, professional and articulate Radio Interview

“Struggling with and recovering from both Dissociative Identity and Schizoaffective disorders and helping peers through Schizophrenics Anonymous” [MP3 Sound File]