Mental Health Awareness Sampler

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The Mental Health Awareness Sampler includes the following titles:

A Change of Character - imageA Change of Character

This captivating video features neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of The Executive Brain, as well as neurologist and best-selling author Dr. Oliver Sacks (Awakenings), in a discussion of frontal lobe damage.

The Fanlight Collection | 2004 | 30 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
Beyond the Blues: Child and Youth Depression - imageBeyond the Blues: Child and Youth Depression

Through the personal stories of three young people, this compelling documentary explores the issues and challenges of childhood and youth depression.

National Film Board of Canada | 2004 | 56 minutes
Boys Will Be Men - imageBoys Will Be Men

Some answers for the hard questions about growing up male in America.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 57 minutes | 7-12, College, Adult
Branding Illness - imageBranding Illness
A documentary expose of how pharmaceutical companies create demand for the drugs at their disposal, and buy the science they need to prove their effectiveness.
Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Fighting Their Fears: Child and Youth Anxiety - imageFighting Their Fears: Child and Youth Anxiety

Through interviews with experts and three young people, this compelling documentary outlines the causes, symptoms and treatments for anxiety disorders.

National Film Board of Canada | 2004 | 42 minutes
How Happy Can You Be? - imageHow Happy Can You Be?

What is happiness? And how do we get more of it? Visiting leading figures in positive psychology and observing clinical experiments, this is a light-hearted but serious investigation.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 52 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
In Search of Memory - imageIn Search of Memory

The life and work of one of the most important neuroscientists of the 20th century, Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 95 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
OCD: The War Inside - imageOCD: The War Inside

The personal stories of people fighting to survive a war in their minds: dealing with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

National Film Board of Canada | 2001 | 71 minutes
The Hidden Face of Fear - imageThe Hidden Face of Fear

Neuroscientists and psychologists are approaching a common understanding of how the brain's fear circuitry works, and changes.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 53 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
The Substance - imageThe Substance

Chock-full of rare footage and LSD-celebrity interviews, an informative and enteraining historical and scientific 'trip.'

Icarus Films | 2011 | 81 minutes | 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT

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