This from Mental Health America of Texas.
“Shania becomes depressed and has thoughts of suicide after being bullied and going off her medication. She gets help from her sister, Sydney, her mother, counseling and love and help from her family. Her true story emphasizes that help is available and help works for depression and suicide prevention.”
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or 273-8255
You can help prevent suicide in your community by knowing how to ask about suicide, and knowing where to get help. Download the free suicide prevention iPhone App today, ASK ! Search under suicide prevention in App Store to get the ASK! about suicide App to save a life with warning signs, how to ask and hotlines.
Merily Keller, Texas Suicide Prevention Council — TexasSuicidePrevention.org
Mary Ellen Nudd, Mental Health America of Texas — Mhatexas.org
Creative Direction: Casey McPherson, Davis Niendorff — Mhatexas.org
Director: Jason Marlow
Cinematographer: Todd Campbell
Music: Karl Snyder “Valentine’s Wisdom”
courtesy of Third Side Music
****Not all videos on the internet about suicide prevention promote healthy responses and safe behavior.**** These videos follow best practice guidelines as outlined by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Mental Health America of Texas. Our goal is to promote both in our continuing effort to prevent suicide across all demographics, and especially among youth in Texas.
This video was developed under contract number 2010-034469 from the Texas Department of State Health Services(DSHS) to Mental Health America of Texas(MHAT). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Department of State Health Services or Mental Health America of Texas; nor do pictures or mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by TDSHS or MHAT.