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Facing Suicide - Stories of the Mind
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Facing Suicide – Stories of the Mind

By Mental Health Channel - Apr 19 2017


Stories of the Mind: Facing Suicide Highly personal stories exploring this difficult topic… from a family recovering from a son’s suicide, to five women who choose to live.   More about Suicide and other Mental Health Topics from Mental Health Channel

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MHC Online Film Fest (Second Prize): In Bed
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MHC Online Film Fest (Second Prize): In BED

By Mental Health Channel - Apr 05 2017


MHC Online Film Festival – Second Prize: In BED Directed by Leila Vatan A dance instructor with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) wrestles with temptation, control, and self-image. View all 2016 MHC OFF Films at: mentalhealthchannel.tv/film-festival   About MHC Online Film Festival: The MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise […]

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Living With High-Functioning Anxiety
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Living With High-Functioning Anxiety: MHC Online Film Fest (Official Selection)

By Mental Health Channel - Mar 08 2017


MHC Online Film Festival – Official Selection:  Living With High-Functioning Anxiety Directed by Nerris Nassiri “Try to let the energy inspire you, instead of bring you down.”     View all 2016 MHC OFF Films at: mentalhealthchannel.tv/film-festival About MHC OFF: The MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness […]

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The Inside Story: Panic Disorder
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The Inside Story: Panic Disorder

By Mental Health Channel - Feb 22 2017


Panic Disorder – The Inside Story Mary Lou Dupuis’ panic attacks have kept her nearly housebound, unable to go across town to see her aging mother… But now, she’s summoning the courage to conquer her fears and open a new chapter in her life…  

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I Am Borderline: Self-Regulation Project
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I Am Borderline: Self-Regulation Project

By Mental Health Channel - Feb 08 2017


MHC Online Film Fest (Official Selection) – I Am Borderline: Self-Regulation Project Multiple characters portray the realities and struggles of living with borderline personality disorder. Directed by Betsy Usher   About MHC OFF: The MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness and understanding of mental health issues. View all […]

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Mental Fitness: Be Creative
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Mental Fitness: Be Creative

By Mental Health Channel - Jan 11 2017


Be Creative – Mental Fitness Creativity is the original antidepressant. Dr. Carrie Barron shows us how creative expression takes all forms, as she reunites with a friend for her first musical performance in decades.    

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Critical Years: Just Breathe
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Critical Years: Just Breathe

By Mental Health Channel - Dec 20 2016


Critical Years: Just Breathe As an underclassman Beth struggled with mental health challenges while balancing school and competitive sports… She has since emerged stronger than ever, as the admired captain of the women’s water polo team.

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Mental Fitness: Express Yourself

By Mental Health Channel - Nov 03 2016


Express Yourself – Mental Fitness Willie Minor started acting to help overcome PTSD – and found his calling. 250 plays later, he’s still acting, directing and teaching others the healing power of self-expression. [arve url=”MENTAL FITNESS: Express Yourself from mental health channel on Vimeo. “] Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via flickr

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Mental Health Matters: In The Workplace

By Mental Health Channel - Oct 19 2016


In The Workplace – Mental Health Matters Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the US, resulting in absenteeism, diminished productivity and increased turnover in the workplace… [arve url=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/165068717?color=a1d0e3&portrait=0″] Which legislative and employer-based policies are supporting workers, to strengthen businesses and the economy?  

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The Inside Story: Trauma

By Mental Health Channel - Oct 06 2016


Trauma – The Inside Story As a teenager, Cindy Trevino lived a life of horror. Only now, 40 years later, can she and her children learn to trust again. [arve url=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/109484166?color=a1d0e3&portrait=0″]

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MHC Student Films: After Bulimia

By Mental Health Channel - Sep 28 2016


After Bulimia – MHC Student Films Through high school and college, Hilary struggled with Bulimia, an eating disorder. Then therapy, tattoo art and re-connection to her religion gave her the strength to leave it behind. [arve url=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/102798221?color=a1d0e3&portrait=0″]   Photo by: Laura Lewis via flickr

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The Common Good: Live Through This

By Mental Health Channel - Sep 22 2016


Live Through This – The Common Good 8 years ago, Dese’Rae Stage nearly took her life. Now she’s interviewing and photographing suicide attempt survivors across the country to show that no matter how bad it gets, you can live through this.