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It Gets Brighter Video Library
Watch messages of hope and support shared by real people, who have experienced real mental health challenges.
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It Gets Brighter ~ Message from Squeak Code
Another impromptu video and unplanned, relatively unedited video, which skims over my experience of OCD and Tourette's. I must clarify that I no longer hold these negative views of myself, these have changed immensely since I got diagnosed and learnt more about OCD and Tourette's. Nonetheless, it is hard to admit and say that I used to think these things - and thus it makes it hard for me to share this. However, the best thing I ever did for my OCD was to speak up, learn more about and do something about it. It does get brighter. It Gets Brighter: http://www.itgetsbrighter.org/ Squeak Code's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SqueakCode Contact Squeak Code: OCDuponatic@gmail.com The music in this video is from: https://soundcloud.com/musicbymarcus
I Have a Voice: Breaking the Silence
Danica was diagnosed with Selective Mutism (SM) at the age of three. Throughout school, she had extreme difficulty communicating with both teachers and classmates and spent most of each day in silence, never saying more than a few words to select individuals. Now 24 years old and a Bryn Mawr College graduate, Danica has made it her mission to share her story and give a voice to the voiceless. She recently released a Selective Mutism Q&A ebook (you can get it for FREE on her blog: http://danicacotov.com/free-ebook), and is currently editing a memoir documenting her life-long struggles. Please like, and share. Get the word out help save lives, and change the world! This story will lead to a Documentary that tells the story of those struggles. Through interviews with friends, family, teachers and professionals, this documentary is meant to encourage those still suffering in silence. Learn more at:https://www.indiegogo.com/command_center/breaking-the-silence-selective-mutism-documentary#/insights Music By: Song #1: Better Days by Bensound Song#2: A New Beginning by Bensound http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/2
Break the Silence Male Eating Disorders
I am starting a Master's degree in eating disorders and clinical nutrition at University College London and to do research on male eating disorder care in London to improve eating disorder care for males in the USA. Please share this video to raise aware and to BREAK THE SILENCE! www.gofundme.com/RyanBranson
It Gets Brighter!
Hakeem Rahim,Ed.M, M.A. is a mental health awareness expert, motivational speaker, author and advocate. He has 15 years lived experience with mental illness. Hakeem is the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Queens/Nassau Let's Talk Mental Illness Presenter ™ . Since 2012, Hakeem has testified in front of Congress, been featured in national press and has openly shared his experience with bipolar disorder to over thousands of individuals. HakeemRahim.com
RESURFACE: A personal account of coping and healing after sexual assault
Resurface tells the true story of Gloria’s journey of healing and coping after being sexually assaulted in her first year in college. RØDE Reel 2015 Music: Treeline at Night (A. Taylor; provided by Music Bed for the My RØDE Reel contest)
Dartmouth GenI It Gets Brighter Video Campaign #DartGenI
A team of Dartmouth students collected video of messages of hope and acceptance to Native youths dealing with mental illness to let them know they are not alone, that mental illness does not define them, and that it can--and will--get brighter. We're calling on Indigenous people everywhere to join us in ending the silence so that our youth can seek the help that leads to recovery. Please go to www.itgetsbrighter.org to share your message of hope and acceptance. Search/use the hashtags #DartGenI and #ItGetsBrighter. A huge thank you to all those who made this video campaign possible. This video is dedicated to all the indigenous youth who are dealing with mental illness. You are not alone.
It Gets Brighter Poem by Michael Stanley
Poet: Michael P.H. Stanley was graduated from Harvard College in 2013, traveled as a John H. Finley, Jr. Fellow to Great Britain, South Africa, and Australia, and matriculated to Tufts Medical School in 2014. He currently serves as a student representative on the Maine Health Center for the Medical Humanities planning committee. Illustrator: Isaac Gendelman graduated in 2011 from Amherst College with degrees in Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought and Studio Art, focusing on printmaking and oils. He worked for two years with the Alzheimer’s population teaching a Montessori-style art therapy curriculum. He is currently a second-year student at Tufts Medical School.
Emma | It Gets Brighter
This story was collected in collaboration with The Humanology Project, an organization which works to reduce stigma of mental illness through the communication of science and storytelling, and in conjunction with Ky Lives https://www.youtube.com/user/KyLivesLife. Read other stories at www.humanology.org/pathos.