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Good Days, Bad Days
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directed by Krista Ledbetter and Gary Ledbetter (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 22 mins
This intimate documentary profiles individuals who love and support someone struggling with mental illness, examining the profound impact that these disorders can have on other family members. A devoted mother supports her daughter, who has bipolar disorder, and talks about ways that we can all help our rela...
directed by Krista Ledbetter and Gary Ledbetter (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 22 mins
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When Medicine Got it Wrong
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directed by Laura Murray and Katie Cadigan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 55 mins
WHEN MEDICINE GOT IT WRONG In 1974 a small group of parents became the first in the nation to publicly refuse blame for causing their children to have schizophrenia. They formed Parents of Adult Schizophrenics and their activism led to parents around the nation demanding changes in how the disease is understood an...
directed by Laura Murray and Katie Cadigan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 55 mins
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Beyond the Blues: Child and Youth Depression
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2004), 57 mins

Statistics reveal that depression in children and youth is on the rise. In fact, it has increased by one-third in the past 30 years. Untreated depression costs a teenager in many ways: lost eductional opportunities, lost social opportunities and lost time. Through the personal stories of three young people, this c...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2004), 57 mins
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