Posts Tagged ‘addressing mental illness stigma and discrimination’

Do you know anyone ages 13-21 in Sacramento County, CA who likes to make movies?  Videographers called to create videos addressing mental illness stigma and discrimination–entries due December 21, 2012.

 

Press release:   Video Contest for Mental Health Stigma – Entries Due December 21, 2012

Mental illness affects every ethnic, racial, economic, religious and age group. Roughly one in every four adults will experience a diagnosable mental disorder during their lifetime. Nearly one out of every five children will experience emotional or behavioral difficulty.
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Author/Photographer Margie Yee Webb, thank you for bringing this press release (and call for young videographers in Sacramento County) to my attention.
Sincerely,
author Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Love Made of Heart (mother-daughter love story) by Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Love Made of Heart  carries the themes closest to Teresa’s heart:  mother-daughter relationship; Chinese-American immigrant experience; helping adult-children (of mentally-ill parents) speak openly about the stigmas and find resources for their loved ones.
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