My Brother Adam

A journey with schizophrenia

Children’s book written to help ‘tear down the walls of prejudice’ against mental illness

March 6, 2014

By Dwight Hobbes
MSR News Online

Mental health has always been, at the least, a touchy subject among African Americans. As powerfully as it can impact lives, it doesn’t help to ignore or, still worse, pass judgment on people who suffer mental problems. Accordingly, Linda and Nneka Onyilofor with illustrator Aaron Gilmore have created a remarkable children’s book, My Brother Adam: A journey with schizophrenia (Radiant Heart Press) that can help adults as well as kids gain a constructive outlook on the subject. Read full article…