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Lisbon's stigma-free space for artists with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

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Lisbon (Portugal), 22 Feb, EFE, (Camera: Miguel Conceição).- In Lisbon, a modern co-working space. "Manicomio" gives artists with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder a safe space to display their talent beyond the stigma.FOOTAGE OF THE ART AND CO-WORKING SPACE AND SOUNDBITES OF ANABELA SOARES AND SANDRO RESENDE, FOUNDERS OF THE INITIATIVE.TRANSLATIONS:ANABELA SOARES:2.55 - 3.21 "It was the best idea in the world, it was the best thing that happened to me, there we are treated as mentally ill, people who are useless, as if we were trash. It's different here. Here it's wonderful. They treat us like people, like artists, with dignity."SANDRO RESENDE:3.22 - 3.34 "People feel comfortable coming to a space where the objective is to create. One of the successes of the space is the interaction between people with mental illness and without mental illness."

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