Video Library

Stories of Recovery

ADHD

Val discusses her ADHD and school.

Anxiety

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

Lena tells her story of trauma, anxiety and life in recovery.

Simone recalls her struggles in school.

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

Sara tells her story of bipolar with the help of her mother,

Sidetracked by bipolar mania discovers recovery.

Rosa drops out of school as others miss her illness.

OCD

Ali and Alec learned how to minimize OCD's impact.

Scrupulosity, a form of OCD, overcame Rachel after a traumati

Supporting OCD recovery and speaking out to end stigma.

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder masked by substance abuse. 

A hopeful future living with schizoaffective disorder.

Nneka and Lind

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.

Lena tells her story of trauma, anxiety and life in recovery.

Youth and Parent Perspective

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

Meggie shares her path of recovery from early trauma.

Simone recalls her struggles in school.

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?

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

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

Disclosure can be healthy- get support for wise choices. 

Clubhouses are environments where strengths are nurtured. 

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.

The Road of Recovery

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

Workplace experiences of mental health barriers & support