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Mental Health DVD

Synopsis
Three 25-minute programmes for young people on aspects of mental health, produced for broadcasting to secondary schools by Channel 4. Individual titles are LOSING IT, WINNING THE MIND GAME and WITHOUT YOU.
Series
Off Limits, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2002
Notes
Broadcast on Channel 4 on 28/6/2002
Documentation
Further information available at: http://channel4learning.com/sites/losingit/
Subjects
Mental Health and Counselling
Keywords
bereavement; depression - medical; mental health; stress - psychological; suicide; young people; self harm

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£30.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
75 minutes
Year
2009

Sections

Title
Losing It
Synopsis
Taking its audience on the first steps of a journey towards understanding stress and anxiety,depression and disorder, self-harm, suicide and despair, LOSING IT is designed to help young people and those working with them :identify the factors that affect mental health; understand what mental health is and distinguish it from mental illness; overcome the fear and stigma associated with mental illness; develop confidence, self-esteem and emotional literacy.
Duration
25 mins

Title
Winning the Mind Game
Synopsis
This programme challenges the stigma of owning up to mental health problems. It profiles three attractive, successful young people who have suffered and conquered mental illness. Their deeply moving stories prove that having a mental health problem isn’t the end of the world, and can even lead to personal growth.
Duration
25 mins

Title
Without You
Synopsis
WITHOUT YOU explores the experiences of young people whose lives have been affected by bereavement. The programme aims to help young people to recognise the emotions associated with loss and change, deal positively with strong feelings, overcome their fears, and begin to ask for support from others and give it in return.
Duration
25 mins

Sponsor

Name

4Learning

Email
sales@channel4learning.com
Web
http://www.channel4.com/learning/ External site opens in new window
Notes
Use for: Educational Television Company

Distributor

Name

4 Learning

Notes
Channel 4 Learning has now closed. This used to be the educational broadcasting arm of Channel 4. The online shop sold educational DVDs and CD-ROMs for use in primary and secondary schools.

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