Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness


Follow the journeys of more than 20 young Americans from all over the country and all walks of life, who have struggled with thoughts and feelings that have troubled—and, at times—overwhelmed them. The film presents an unstinting look at both the seemingly insurmountable obstacles faced by those who live with mental disorders and the hope that many have found after that storm.


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  • Resilience: asset-mezzanine-16x9


    S1 E2 - 1h 52m

    In Resilience, the second episode of Hiding in Plain Sight, our “heroes” speak about finding help and inpatient and/or outpatient treatment. It also explores the criminalization of mental illness, tragedy of youth suicide, and “double stigma” that occurs when mental illness is combined with racial or gender discrimination. Throughout, the interviewees demonstrate the power of resiliency and hope.

  • Spanish Version | Resilience: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Spanish Version | Resilience

    S1 E4 - 1h 52m

    En Resilience, el segundo episodio de Hiding in Plain Sight, nuestros "héroes" hablan sobre cómo encontrar ayuda, terapia para pacientes hospitalizados y ambulatorios, el estigma agregado de la discriminación racial o de género, la criminalización de las enfermedades mentales y el suicidio juvenil.

  • Spanish Version | The Storm: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Spanish Version | The Storm

    S1 E3 - 1h 56m

    The Storm, el primer episodio de dos horas de Hiding in Plain Sight, se centra en más de veinte jóvenes que brindan una mirada íntima a cómo es experimentar los síntomas de una enfermedad mental, desde la depresión hasta la adicción y la ideación suicida. La película incluye información de familias, proveedores y defensores y explora el impacto del trauma infantil, el estigma y las redes sociales.

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