Michelle Hammer

Michelle Hammer is an artist, graphic designer, New Yorker, and schizophrenia activist. Michelle was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 22 after a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder at age 18. At 27, Michelle decided to use her artistic talents and fearless personality to do something that could benefit the mental health community. In May 2015, she founded the company Schizophrenic.NYC, which is a clothing and lifestyle brand with the mission of reducing stigma by starting conversations about mental health.