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High Tech Suicide Prevention

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

An overview of suicide prevention initiatives on search engines, Siri, and social media.


Young Woman Attacks Panic

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

A young woman makes a trip to the mall to battle with panic attacks.


Dumb Online Comments for Suicidal People

Monday, October 28th, 2013

A mental health advocate takes aim at people who leave ignorant comments online for suicidal people.


Being Suicidal

Friday, March 15th, 2013

A personal YouTube video about being suicidal and being affected by a parent’s suicidal thoughts, recovering, and getting help.


Encouraging Poem

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

A young poet performs a poem written for people undergoing emotional turmoil.


Jonah Mowry

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Mixed with Sia’s “Breathe Me,” an eighth grader shares his story of bullying, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts, ending on a touching, hopeful note. Viral video.


Rethinking Worlds

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Art video featuring performance poetry and imagery about modern living and madness. Winner of the 2011 reTHiNK Possible Worlds award, with the theme “We are all human beings navigating the maze of life.”


Winning Video

Monday, November 7th, 2011

The winner of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance’s Facing Us Video Contest, Melanie Oldham describes what it’s like to have bipolar I disorder (with especially good descriptions of manic symptoms) and how she grew to accept the diagnosis and mental health services that keep it in check.


About a Girl With Epilepsy

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

A woman with epilepsy describes her experiences, lifestyle and recovery in an inspiring short documentary.


This is for You

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Beautifully eloquent a capella rap about how it really feels to be suicidal, with encouragement to go on. A vividly poetic and compelling performance, so good it’s gone viral.


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