- At 6 years old, Antoine Jackson knew his mother was different
- Jackson believes his personal experience with mental illness motivated him to lead a life of service
Antoine Jackson is the corporate development director with Special Olympics Michigan, a minister at Greater Mitchell Temple of Detroit and a father. He has also self-published several books including his most recent, "Flip the Switch." In honor of mental health awareness month, he shares his personal experience of living with a mother diagnosed with schizophrenia. The opinions in this article are those of the author.
(CNN)At 6 years old, I knew my mom was different.