Guidance & Counseling

New! Facing Suicide 85 min.

Facing Suicide combines the poignant personal stories of people impacted by suicide with profiles of scientists at the forefront of research to reveal new insights into one of America’s most pressing mental health crises. Shining a light on this difficult topic can destigmatize suicide while revealing that there is help as well as hope for those at risk and their loved ones.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Identity 8 min.

A group of kids question who they are. The film follows a transgender boy who deals with cyber bullying, as straight, gay, non-binary and trans kids explore their gender and pronouns, discovering the true value of friendship and support. Identity is a short fictional film that addresses gender identity, sexual orientation, cyber bullying, pronouns and chosen families. This film was made collabo...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

If Everyone Knew 24 min.

One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, but many women feel ashamed to speak about it. If Everyone Knew documents three women’s journeys with baby loss, tackling the taboo that surrounds it. Though the conversation around baby loss in society is growing, there is still work to be done. In If Everyone Knew, women speak about their experiences to encourage wider understanding and acceptance.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Life of Crime, 1984-2020 121 min.

Life of Crime: 1984-2020, is the culmination of 36 years of work from multiple Emmy Award-winning producer/director Jon Alpert (HBO’s “Baghdad ER”). The epic documentary tells the full story of three friends from Newark, New Jersey whose lives have been defined by and torn apart by their addictions. With unfettered access, the film bears witness to each of their journeys in and out of prison, r...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Evil or Illness: Mysteries of Mental Illness 55 min.

Examine ancient conceptions of mental illness and the establishment of psychiatry. Hear contemporary stories of people living with mental illness, including an aspiring astrophysicist with schizophrenia and an Olympics-bound boxer with OCD.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Mysteries of Mental Illness 240 min.

Explore the evolution in understanding, and the dramatic attempts across generations, to unravel the difficult questions surrounding mental illness people have grappled with throughout history: What causes it? And how is it best treated?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New Frontiers: Mysteries of Mental Illness 55 min.

Explore today’s most cutting-edge treatments, based on the latest understanding of mental illness, through profiles of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation surgery, infusions of ketamine and modern electro-convulsive therapy.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

The Rise and Fall of the Asylum: Mysteries of Mental Illness 55 min.

Follow the origin and downfall of mental asylums in the U.S. Glimpse inside Cook County prison, the nation’s largest unintended mental health facility, meet the detainees in their care, and see the challenges they face both inside and out.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Who's Normal?: Mysteries of Mental Illness 55 min.

Trace efforts to develop guidelines for diagnosing mental illness rooted in empirical science rather than dogma. Explore how science and societal factors are deeply entwined with shifting definitions of mental health and mental illness.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Goal Setting 10 min.

Goal setting is not only an integral part of many areas of personal development including time management, coping with change, and adopting a positive attitude, it is also one of the basic skills upon which all these other areas are based. It not only allows you to take control of your life’s direction; it is the fundamental key to success. This goal setting training video is an easy to follow and...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021