The Jani Foundation was founded by Michael and Susan Schofield. Named for their daughter, Jani, diagnosed with child onset schizophrenia at 6 years old, Michael and Susan felt alone in their struggle to keep Jani alive. Through their own journey, Susan and Michael have met families who are fighting to keep their precious children alive… and families who have lost the war against mental illness. We believe a child, no matter the age, should never be a casualty of an illness that can be…

The Jani Foundation was founded by Michael and Susan Schofield. Named for their daughter, Jani, diagnosed with child onset schizophrenia at 6 years old, Michael and Susan felt alone in their struggle to keep Jani alive. Through their own journey, Susan and Michael have met families who are fighting to keep their precious children alive… and families who have lost the war against mental illness. We believe a child, no matter the age, should never be a casualty of an illness that can be…

Where the Wild Things are themed birthday cake and smash cake. Chocolate tree bark bottom tier.

Where the Wild Things are themed birthday cake and smash cake. Chocolate tree bark bottom tier.

What’s it Like to Parent Two Mentally Ill Children?| Several years ago, Susan and Michael Schofield learned that their daughter, Jani, had been born with #schizophrenia. The couple had a second child, a son named Bodhi. At first, they believed that Bodhi was born without any mental illnesses. As time went on, they learned that Bodhi also has some mental health issues. What’s it like to parent not one, but two, mentally ill children? #mentalhealth #autism #schizophrenia #youarenotalone

What's it Like to Parent Two Mentally Ill Children?

What’s it Like to Parent Two Mentally Ill Children?| Several years ago, Susan and Michael Schofield learned that their daughter, Jani, had been born with #schizophrenia. The couple had a second child, a son named Bodhi. At first, they believed that Bodhi was born without any mental illnesses. As time went on, they learned that Bodhi also has some mental health issues. What’s it like to parent not one, but two, mentally ill children? #mentalhealth #autism #schizophrenia #youarenotalone

Susan and Michael Schofield have no letup in their grueling day –- 11-year-old Jani is one of the youngest children ever to be treated for schizophrenia, and now her 6-year-old brother Bodhi, though not officially diagnosed with the same disorder, has violent outbursts and self-harming behavior that...

'Born Schizophrenic': 2 Mentally Ill Children Threaten to Tear Family Apart

Susan and Michael Schofield have no letup in their grueling day –- 11-year-old Jani is one of the youngest children ever to be treated for schizophrenia, and now her 6-year-old brother Bodhi, though not officially diagnosed with the same disorder, has violent outbursts and self-harming behavior that...

Ficus religiosa, leaves and trunk of "Bo tree" growing at Schofield Barracks in central Oahu, Hawaiian Islands

Ficus religiosa, leaves and trunk of "Bo tree" growing at Schofield Barracks in central Oahu, Hawaiian Islands

The following is an edited version of Jani’s story as told by her father, Michael Schofield.

The following is an edited version of Jani’s story as told by her father, Michael Schofield.

On Dr. Phil Today - The Jani Foundation was founded by Michael and Susan Schofield. Named for their daughter, Jani, diagnosed with child onset schizophrenia at 6 years old, Michael and Susan felt alone in their struggle to keep Jani alive.

On Dr. Phil Today - The Jani Foundation was founded by Michael and Susan Schofield. Named for their daughter, Jani, diagnosed with child onset schizophrenia at 6 years old, Michael and Susan felt alone in their struggle to keep Jani alive.

"Born Schizophrenic"  Most people suffering from schizophrenia usually develop the disease during adolescence or young adulthood, and pediatric cases are extremely rare -- which makes January Schofield, known as Jani, an exceptional child.  Jani was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was five years old, making her one of the youngest ever to be diagnosed with the illness.

"Born Schizophrenic" Most people suffering from schizophrenia usually develop the disease during adolescence or young adulthood, and pediatric cases are extremely rare -- which makes January Schofield, known as Jani, an exceptional child. Jani was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was five years old, making her one of the youngest ever to be diagnosed with the illness.

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