Breaking the stigma of anxiety

A new documentary from Seattle-based company Indieflix takes a close look at the feelings of angst among kids and young adults.

SEATTLE, WASH. - The movie Angst: Breaking the Stigma Around Anxiety examines these emotions through the lens of both experts and honest peer-to-peer interviews.  The film will be shown to schools and communities around the world with a goal of affecting change through dialogue.  18-year-old Louisa Skerritt and Dr. Cora Breuner from Seattle Children's are both featured in the movie.

To find a screening near you, or to find out how to host a screening in your school or community, please visit www.angstmovie.com.  

Please check out these additional resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-8255 (this number is staffed 24 hours a day)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website: SuicidePreventionLifeline.org

Teen Link Helpline: 866-TEENLINK (866-833-6546) - this number is staffed from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Teen Link website: 866TeenLink.org

The Trevor Project (dedicated to helping those in the LGBTQ community): 866-488-7386

The Trevor Project website: www.TheTrevorProject.org

Crisis Text Line (24/7 text support from trained crisis counselors): CrisisTextLine.org

Center for Non-violent Communication by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg – www.cnvc.org

Inside Out Disney Movie

MyMindTalk.com

Seattle Young People’s Project – www.sypp.org (youth empowerment/legitimization of youth voice)

www.HealthyChildren.org (Media Plan also available in Spanish)

American Academy of Pediatrics – www.aap.org (suicide prevention, LGBTQ care)

Seattle Children’s – www.seattlechildrens.org (anxiety management, depression management)

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