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.Read More
You’ve Heard of OCD, But Do You Really Understand It? OCD is well-known, but largely misunderstood… Dr. Helen Blair Simpson of the Center for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders offers surprising examples of OCD’s many forms; and details new learning from patients’ brain scans.
Cynthia Inglett was adopted at the age of two from Guatemala. Since coming to the United States she has been presented with many opportunities to succeed. She’s learning everyday to embrace the fact that she is a woman, a Latina and a millennial. This is her inspiring story of success.
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
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?
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″]
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
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.
Inside Schizophrenia – Stories of the Mind Three people with schizophrenia share their powerful stories to challenge perceptions of living with this mental illness. [vimeo id=”158683943″]