Man Who Survived Jump From Golden Gate Bridge Shares His Story

– At the age of 17 I developed bipolar disorder, a very severe form. It nearly cost me my life, and nearly destroyed my family. (slow music) My parents were in the middle of getting a divorce at the time. It was a tumultuous time for my life as a teen, and I believed that I was the only one […]

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You Belong: Music Video from Mental Health America of Texas

You feel as though everything wanders around   Someone will tell you everything is wrong   You can’t believe in everything you hear,   not now   You don’t know where you’re goin’   You don’t know what you’re doin’   You’ve got to find a place that you can go,   that you call home   It’s funny how […]

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Mental Health Issues, Legal Defense and Developmental Disabilities

(swooshing) (electronic tones) – We have another advocate, a legal advocate, Kara Chien, who is our next speaker, and Miss Chien, if you’ll come to the podium. Kara is the managing attorney for the Mental Health Unit of the Public Defender’s Office of San Francisco, so we are delighted to have her for the first time at our podium, and […]

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Ask Us Anything: Relationships with Chronic Illness – Part II

You asked! We’re answering. Relationships and dating and marriage with chronic illness is incredible and hard… and we’re talking about all of it. You sent in questions and we’re gonna answer as many as we can right now. Let’s talk. “Do you have a secret handshake?” No, we do not. “Were there any bumps in the road or times that […]

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Technology Innovations for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Conference

– Good morning, everyone. I think it’s still morning despite all of the interruptions. First, I just want to thank SAMHSA and ONDCP for holding this conference, involving ONC in this, and for their leadership. We’ve really had a great partnership with both organizations in looking at how health IT can support behavioral health and substance abuse treatment. I also […]

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5 Questions about Presumptions for Gulf War and Undiagnosed Illnesses

The Veterans who served during Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield, and which have continued up to the present, includes countries such as Iraq where most of the fighting happened and Kuwait and also Saudi Arabia and some of the other surrounding countries. A Veteran who has served in the Gulf War is entitled to a presumption of service connection for […]

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Parents who lost son to suicide chalk about mental health 😢

My name’s Zoe Strickland. And I’m David Strickland. And our story is a sad one. So, Elliot is our eldest son and last year, June 23rd 2018, he took his life. Still really unbelievable. Everything seemed completely normal We found him probably about half an hour after. But he’d already lost his life. And it changed our lives. Elliot was […]

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The High Cost of Mental Health Care for One Family (full film) | FRONTLINE

(cars driving by) (insects chirping) (music playing on tablet) SHAYNA: No, I want to see you do it. AMBER: That’s how I do it, trust me. SHAYNA: Why? You so stingy. Amber is my mini-me, she’s ten years old. Having breakfast with the girls. AMBER: Ready. SHAYNA: Let’s see what you got. Aw, aw, sugar, honey, iced tea. Kennedy, you […]

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Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator (Locator) Overview (Mobile View)

In this tutorial video, we will show you how to use SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator in mobile view. You can access the Locator at findtreatment.samhsa.gov. In the middle of your screen, enter a starting location. While you are typing, our system will provide auto complete options that you can choose from. Tap Search Facilities and the site will […]

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Invisible Chronic Illness Tag | Sophie

Well hello everybody and welcome back to my channel, or if you are new Hello welcome to my channel. I hope you’re all doing really well today. So for today’s video i thought I would do an updated chronic illness tag but it is like living with a chronic illness tag, so yeah I thought we would do that so […]

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