Wish You Were Here

A short film about a war wife who makes video diaries for her husband…who may or may not be watching.

This film was inspired by the issue of veteran suicide. One of the actors served in the Air Force, and the film is an artistic representation of this terrible stastistic. Soldiers who try to reintegrate into civilian life find it difficult when impacted with PTSD and other mental illnesses. 50% of all impacted veterans do not seek any kind of treatment. When a life is taken, it is the family and friends who are left behind to deal with this grief, and the cycle continues. 

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Depression

Depression causes severe, negative changes in the way you think and feel which makes it difficult to manage day-to-day tasks and activities such working, sleeping,...

Stigma

Stigma is: Always untrue Always negative Can be felt toward yourself Stigma around mental illness includes having fixed ideas and judgments about mental illness and/or...

Suicide

Suicidality can be experienced by anyone, and it could be part of mental illness diagnosis or not. Approximately 90% of individuals who die by suicide...

Trauma & PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a response to a traumatic event or series of events. Something that is traumatic for one person might not...

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