By Shannon Osaka

Erin Patrick O’Connor and 

John Muyskens

Reporters from the Washington Post came to Arizona to research the heightened risk for those living with Schizophrenia in our extreme desert summer heat.

Shannon Osaka and Erin Patrick O’Connor reported from Phoenix during its historic July 2023 heat wave to capture the impact on the city’s most vulnerable residents. John Muyskens, in Washington D.C., mapped Stephan Goodwin’s movements in his final hours.

Published Sept. 6 at 6:00 a.m.

Image from Washington Post Sept 6th 2023 article, Photography by Caitlin O’Hara

Extreme heat poses heightened death risk for those with schizophrenia – Washington Post