Evan’s Story

  • Evan Silvermann

“There is no blueprint, fortunately, or unfortunately, for how to deal with mental illness.”

Evan Silverman was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Evan shares his story of living with a mental illness.

“Mental illness can be a very scary thing. But when you’re motivated to be a part of something bigger than yourself, that trumps fear.”



More than 500,000 Coloradans lack the mental health care they need. You can change that. For more than 60 years, Mental Health Colorado has led the charge in promoting mental health, ending stigma, and ensuring equitable access to mental health and substance use services. It’s life-changing work. Your contribution makes it possible.

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