What’s it Like to Experience and Recover from Psychosis?

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

A short documentary made by a person with lived experience of psychosis, on what it’s like and recovery.


Value from Suicide Attempts: The Way Forward

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

People who’ve been suicidal share recommendations from the report The Way Forward.


Suicide Attempt Survivor Voices

Monday, April 21st, 2014

The American Association of Suicidology 2014 National Conference in Los Angeles featured the panel, ‘Can You Hear Me Now? New Voices of Attempt Survivors.’

It includes presentations by Cara Anna, Dese’Rae Stage, Samantha Nadler, Misha Kessler, and Craig A. Miller.

This historic, inspiring panel coincided with the launch of a new Attempt Survivors Division of the AAS, a move heralded as a major achievement in suicide prevention in the movement to include people who’ve been suicidal.

Soon after, the New York Times featured an article about attempt survivors. It includes an interview with Dese’Rae Stage of the Live Through This project, showcasing attempt survivor portraits and interviews.

These are all major milestones in attempt survivor visibility and involvement in suicide prevention. Congratulations to all who spoke out!


Recovery from Schizoaffective Disorder is Possible

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Hope and recovery from schizoaffective disorder in a great documentary made by a person with lived experience.


Love and Recovery in Schizophrenia

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

A mother with schizophrenia and her adult daughter talk about their lives, recovery, and the memoir they co-authored, in the touching video Love’s All That Makes Sense.


‘To This Day’ Live at TED

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Spoken word artist Shane Koyczan gives a live performance of “To This Day” in a TED Talk.


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.


To This Day: Recovering from Bullying

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Heartwrenching and visually exquisite, “To This Day” is an animated journey into the effects of bullying.


Mental Illness Awareness Week Face to Face

Monday, October 1st, 2012

A Vancouver woman who has schizoaffective disorder is profiled in a video produced for Mental Illness Awareness Week Canada 2012.


Encouraging Poem

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

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


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