This film is intended to help eliminate the stigma and shame associated with depression and suicide. It clarifies warning signs that friends, parents, teachers and others need to identify about depression in young people ages 15-24. This film explores psychological, cultural, biological and social factors that contribute to depression and suicide so that the viewer can more clearly understand the thoughts and feelings of people who are depressed and suicidal.  With this understanding, people can more effectively recognize the danger signs, get help, and save lives. Finally, the film presents realistic and effective steps to treat depression and to prevent suicide. 2-DVD set includes classroom and adult versions of the film, with additional special features.

Recent Screenings and Awards

• LONE STAR EMMY for best documentary
*KMBH- TV in the Rio Grande Valley
*KERA- TV in North Texas
•Texas Counseling Association screened A Reason to Liv
•TCA State Convention – Dallas, Texas

•Dallas Video Festival at the Angelika Theater, Dallas, Texas

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Target Audiences