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Mental Health

Look around you. Could you recognize someone living with a mental, behavioral or emotional health issue? They don’t always look, or behave, the way you’d expect them to.

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Look Beyond the Labels – Students

Even if you can't see it, everyone hurts. It's time to look beyond the labels. (1:23 minutes )

Face the Issue: Have A Conversation About Mental Health & Depression

Depression is characterized by tiredness, a loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyable, and feelings for other people, with a general decline in […] (0:30 minutes)

What is Mental Health?

An animated short video published by Dr. Mike Condra provides practical information about the fundamentals of mental health and mental illness. (5:32 minutes)

Seize the Awkward

Nobody likes an awkward silence, but it can actually be a great time to check in with a friend about their mental health. (1:05 minutes)

Testimonials by Youth

Provided by NAMI, this video includes testimonials of youth living with mental illness. (17:07 minutes)

Demi Lovato Shares Her Story

Demi Lovato talks about the national initiative, “Be Vocal: Speak up for Mental Health”, as well as her own struggles with bipolar disorder. (5:19 minutes)

Around 20% of the world’s children and adeolescents have mental disorders or problems.

Did you know that mental illnesses are brain disorders? There are differences in the structure and the way the brain functions in people with a mental illness. Researchers are still trying to understand the exact causes of mental illnesses, but it’s most likely that a combination of biological, genetic, environmental, and social factors play a part.

Mental and substance use disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide.

Stigma and discrimination against patients and families prevent people from seeking mental health care.