Acadia Hospital, Project AWARE, and a group of Maine teenagers dealing with anxiety and depression collaborated on “The Road Back,” a short film. Healthline.com named it one of the top ten depression videos of the year. The film explores the negative stigma associated with teen anxiety disorder, with the goal of sharing the real-life experiences of teens who suffer from anxiety. how it affects their daily lives It follows two high-achieving teenagers as they navigate their hectic, high-pressure lives, giving an inside look at their symptoms and challenges. The video includes a free online tool that allows teens to assess themselves and determine whether or not they should seek professional help for a mental health issue.
The Road Back Short Film on Teen Anxiety/Depression
May 1, 2021
I’m passionate about teen mental health well-being, helping them finding healing through storytelling. I love to laugh until my cheeks hurt.