Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

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Explores the traumas and triggers of more than twenty young people’s childhood and adolescent years — including the impact of stigma and social media. They find words to describe the symptoms of depression, anxiety, mania, eating disorders, addiction, self-harm, and suicide ideation. Their stories, with family and friends, demonstrate there are ways out of “the storm” of mental illness.

Aired: 06/27/22 | Rating: NR

The Well Beings Youth Mental Health Project, which includes HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: YOUTH MENTAL ILLNESS, is made possible by Otsuka, Kaiser Permanente, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual Insurance, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, One Mind, Movember, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Dana Foundation, Dauten Family Foundation, The Hersh Foundation, Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission, John & Frances Von Schlegell, Sutter Health, Robina Riccitiello, and Jackson Family Enterprises.

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In support of Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public media station in the nation’s capital, launched Well Beings Youth Mental Health Project, a major public media multi-platform project to address mental health conditions.

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