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Northwest Missouri State University


The following videos are available from Project Hope staff at University Wellness Services. Videos are for loan only and may be reserved for up to one-week periods at a time. A $100 charge will be placed on anyone's account who loses or fails to return a borrowed video in order to replace the product.

To request a video, please contact:

Wellness Services
Phone: 660.562.1348

Video Library

Title: The Truth About Suicide: Real Stories of Depression in College
Format: VHS
Length: 27 minutes
Year: Unknown
Synopsis: This film presents a recognizable picture of depression and other problems associated with suicide, as they are commonly experienced by college students and other young adults.
Notes: Facilitator's guide available for download View PDF or online.
Title: Depression: True Stories
Format: DVD
Length: 26 minutes
Year: 2007
Synopsis: Depression is a treatable, not shameful, illness. In this video, young adults describe living with - and recovering from - depression. Their powerful stories show how early diagnosis and treatment can transform and save lives.
Notes: Facilitator's guide included with DVD (in case).
Title: Depression: A Reason to Live
Format: DVD
Length: 52 minutes (Full Version)
33 minutes (Classroom Version)
Year: 2009
Synopsis: A powerful documentary about teen and young adult depression and suicide - captured in 12 penetrating personal stories of despair and hope, told by the young people themselves and their families.
Notes: None
Title: CUT: Teens and Self Injury
Format: DVD
Length: 55 minutes (full version)
25 minutes (classroom version)
Year: 2010
Synopsis: Using the words, music and artwork of the teens themselves, CUT draws back the curtain on the sensationalism and secrecy surrounding the cycle of self-harm and brings this hidden issue into sharp, clear focus. Compelling, incisive and profoundly moving, CUT issues a call to bring the problem of self-injury out of the shadows and reminds us that the first step towards healing is an honest acknowledgment of reality.
Notes: Trailers and additional info can be found at