Video Library

Stories of Recovery

ADHD

Val discusses her ADHD and school.

Eating disorder and addictions overcome through hard work.

Anxiety

Simone recalls her struggles in school.

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

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

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

Eating disorder and addictions overcome through hard work.

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

Mood Disorders

Claire shares how she found relief from depression.

Jetavious finds path of recovery with depression.

Pastor's path of depression and supportive church response.

OCD

Supporting OCD recovery and speaking out to end stigma.

Katie wins her life back from OCD with her therapist.

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

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

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

Trauma

Journey of trauma & depression recovery from youth to now

Meggie shares her path of recovery from early trauma.

Youth and Parent Perspective

Many families miss the signs of trouble. 

Rosa drops out of school as others miss her illness.

Bailey's recovery includes helping young girls with OCD.

Strategies for Recovery

Classroom Strategies

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Behavior support via expectation review. Kindergarten

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Behavior skills built via positive consequences.

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Choice increases motivation. Kindergarten

Collaborative: School, Provider and Parents

Collaboration supports levels of care, meds & resilience.

Parent, school & provider communication key to success.

Does Disclosing Help?

Sharing one's story depends on weighing pros and cons.

Should I talk about my child's illness?

Disclosure can be healthy- get support for wise choices. 

Groups and Communities

Clubhouses are environments where strengths are nurtured. 

Support groups play big role in recovery & for families.

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

Simone recalls her struggles in school.

Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Tips for effective MH services for people who are deaf.

Workplace

Workplace experiences of mental health barriers & support