Video Library

Stories of Recovery

ADHD

Val discusses her ADHD and school.

Anxiety

Reversing self-stigma was key to Rick's recovery with depress

Love of art and DBT helped Tara work through her anxiety.

Sumi tells his story of bullying and OCD and his recovery.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Elizabeth talks about self-harm, dissociative disorder

Elizabeth talks about recovery with borderline personality di

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Debbie discovers her deaf identity and help for mental illnes

Peer specialist adds wisdom to parenting & deaf commmunit

Eating Disorder

Disclosing her eating disorder led to closer ties with family

Eating disorder and addictions overcome through hard work.

Hear Denise's joy in recovery with OCD and Eating Disorder.

Mood Disorders

Charles deals with anger over family and community trauma.

Claire shares how she found relief from depression.

Jetavious finds path of recovery with depression.

OCD

Alex's story of intrusive thoughts and finding the help he ne

Bailey's recovery includes helping young girls with OCD.

Susie dicusses parenting, OCD recovery and stigma.

Schizoaffective Disorder

Nneka and Lind

Schizoaffective disorder masked by substance abuse. 

A hopeful future living with schizoaffective disorder.

Substance Use Disorders

John finally accepted his alcoholism & changed his life.

Recovery with eating disorder, bipolar & addictions. 

Mark overcame substance abuse & helps fellow veterans.

Talking without Labels

Understanding dissonance between his mind and the outside wor

Discover strengths in recovery- illness doesn't define you.

Trauma

Courtney describes trauma and addiction and life in recovery.

Grief led to depression and addiction - self-acceptance and c

Sarah discusses her recovery from addiction and peer support.

Youth and Parent Perspective

Love of art and DBT helped Tara work through her anxiety.

Christopher discusses his experience with OCD and his own mes

Katie wins her life back from OCD with her therapist.

Strategies for Recovery

Classroom Strategies

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Using assignment as context for connection. 1st Grade

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Encourage focus on effort rather than outcome. 3rd Grade

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Delaying response for de-escalation time. 5th Grade

Collaborative: School, Provider and Parents

Collaboration supports levels of care, meds & resilience.

Parent, school & provider communication key to success.

Does Disclosing Help?

Brandon discusses the many effects of bullying that led to ot

Disclosing her eating disorder led to closer ties with family

The pros and cons of disclosing mental illness.

Groups and Communities

Support groups play big role in recovery & for families.

A video documenting the positive and negatives experiences of

A TED talk style video highlighting the 5 stages of compassio

Parenting

Support groups play big role in recovery & for families.

People share role of art & art therapy in their recovery.

Parenting kids challenged

Specific Therapies

Movement therapy to address physical & emotional trauma.

People share role of art & art therapy in their recovery.

Finding the right help is a journey worth taking!

Supporting Recovery In the Classroom

Randy discusses mood disorders and youth

Randy discloses mental illness to reach out to youth.

The Road of Recovery

Reversing self-stigma was key to Rick's recovery with depress

Sarah discusses her recovery from addiction and peer support.

Facing possible relapse with your strengths and resources.

Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Tips for effective MH services for people who are deaf.

Workplace

Chris and Ellie discuss the importance of reducing stigma wit

A video documenting the positive and negatives experiences of

A TED talk style video highlighting the 5 stages of compassio