Mental Health Delta Division

Videos

“Jack and Jill Have ADHD”

Description:
Animated video from the BC Ministry of Health and BC Medical Association about understanding, recognising and managing ADHD in children. One of a series of mental health-related videos from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/

Length:
5 minutes

Suitable for:
Young children & their parents

 

“Teen ADHD”

Description:
Animated video from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ about understanding and managing ADHD in teens

Length:
6 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & young adults

 

“Fear vs. Anxiety: What’s the Difference?”

Description:
Animated cartoon that illustrates that fear and anxiety can produce the same physiological responses. Directs viewers to
http://www.gozen.com./

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Children, youth & their parents

“Tom Has Separation Anxiety Disorder”

Description:
Animated video from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ in which Tom struggles with a “worry dragon”. The video ties in with the book “Taming Worry Dragons”.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
Young children & their parents

“Dylan’s Panic Disorder”

Description:
Animated video from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ about understanding and treating panic disorder

Length:
5 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & young adults

“Millie – Most Likely to Panic”

Description:
Short video from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which a teen (“Millie”) describes her panic attacks and her first steps to try to find help.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Millie: Taking Steps to Manage Panic Disorder (Exposure)”

Description:
Follow-up video to “Millie – Most Likely to Panic”, also from http://www.anxietybc.com/. Millie describes her attempts to overcome panic attacks through counselling and exposure techniques.

Length:
3 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

Social Anxiety Disorder” (link)

Description:
Animated video from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ that aims to dispel myths and misconceptions about social anxiety and provide tools to assist those diagnosed with this disorder.

Length:
5 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & young adults

“Rob – Nervous Talking in Groups”

Description:
Short video from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which a teen (“Rob”) describes his experience with social anxiety

Length:
1 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Rob – Making Steps to Social Success (Exposure)”

Description:
Follow-up video to “Rob – Nervous Talking in Groups” also from http://www.anxietybc.com/. Rob describes his own attempts to battle his social phobia using exposure techniques.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Jacob – Worrywart”

Description:
Short video from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which a youth (“Jacob”) describes his experience with GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder) and his first steps to try to find help.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Jacob – Learning to Manage Worry (Exposure)”

Description:
Follow-up video to “Jacob – Worrywart”, also from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which Jacob describes his attempts to tackle his GAD through techniques suggested by his psychologist

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Christine – Germaphobe (OCD)”

Description:
Short video from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which a teen (“Christine”) describes her experience with OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and her first steps to find help.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Christine – Taking Steps to Manage OCD (Exposure)”

Description:
Follow-up video to “Christine – Germaphobe”, also from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which Christine describes her progress using exposure techniques suggested by her psychologist to treat her OCD.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Aman – Frequent Nightmares”

Description:
Short video from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which a youth (“Aman”) describes his experience with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) after being in a car accident.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Aman – Learning to Manage PTSD (Exposure)”

Description:
Follow-up video to “Aman – Frequent Nightmares”, also from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which Aman describes how he is trying to manage his PTSD through counselling and exposure techniques.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Anita – Terrified of Creepy Crawlies”

Description:
Short video from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which a teen (“Anita”) describes her experience with a specific phobia – extreme fear of bugs – and her first steps to try to find help.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Anita – Learning to Manage Fears (Exposure)”

Description:
Follow-up video to “Anita – Terrified of Creepy Crawlies” also from http://www.anxietybc.com/ in which Anita describes her attempts to overcome her specific phobia using exposure techniques she researched on  the Internet.

Length:
3 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & their parents

“Ellie’s Depression”

Description:
Animated video from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ in which a youth describes her symptoms, thoughts and feelings as she battles depression and the steps she took to treat her illness.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth & young adults

“Teen Brain”

Description:
Video from http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ that explains changes that occur in the teenage brain.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & their parents

“Relax Music – Buddhist Meditation Music”

Description:
Instrumental Buddhist meditation music played over changing photo images of nature.

Length:
75 minutes

Suitable for:
All ages

“Meditation – Zen Music”

Description:
Asian-inspired meditation music (instrumental) played over fixed image of a seated silhouette.

Length:
60 minutes

Suitable for:
All ages

“4-7-8 Breathing Exercise”

Description:
Animated video from https://www.gozen.com/ that teaches a guided breathing exercise that can be used by both adults and children to help alleviate anxiety.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
All ages

“The Line”

Description:
A brief video from http://www.loveisrespect.org/ that asks viewers to think about where the line is between concern and control in a relationship.

Length:
1 minutes

Suitable for:
Older youth & adults

“Dove Real Beauty Sketches”

Description:
Video from the makers of Dove soap that contrasts how women perceive their own appearance with how others view them.

Length:
7 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“Motivational Video”

Description:
This video challenges attitudes about failure by describing the failures initially encountered by several individuals who later went on to great success, such as Michael Jordan, the Beatles and Abraham
Lincoln.

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
All ages

“If You Self- Injure – An Interview with Dr. Wendy Lader”

Description:
Video interview with Dr. Wendy Lader about understanding self-injury behaviours and the importance of asking
for help. The video is from Self-Injury Outreach and Support (SIOS). http://sioutreach.org.

Length:
3 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth who self-injure & their parents, professionals

“Why People Self-Injure – An Interview with Dr. Matthew Nock”

Description:
Video interview with Dr. Matthew Nock that aims to increase understanding of why people self-injure and offers
information about treating these behaviours. The video is from Self-Injury Outreach and Support (SIOS). http://sioutreach.org/

Length:
2 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth, parents, professionals

“Close-Up on Janis Whitlock”

Description:
Video interview with Dr. Janis Whitlock of Cornell University in which she looks at what self-injury is and why people do it.

Length:
4 minutes

Suitable for:
Parents & professionals

“Managing Stress – Brainsmart”

Description:
Animated BBC video that describes your body’s response to stress and offers tips to decrease stress.

Length:
3 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Manage Your Stress”

Description:
Video by Dr. Mike Evans that looks at what stress is, its effects and what you can do to decrease stress. Dr. Evans narrates the video over real-time sketching by the illustrator.

Length:
11 minutes

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“Pressure Pic Problem – Boyfriend’s Story”

Description:
Animated interactive video from the Ad Council (http://www.thatsnotcool.com/) that gives the male perspective on pressuring girls to send nude pictures.

Length:
1 minute

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“Pressure Pic Problem – Girlfriend’s Story”

Description:
Animated interactive video from the Ad Council (http://www.thatsnotcool.com/) that looks at the female  perspective on being pressured to send someone nude pictures of yourself.

Length:
1 minute

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“The Break-In”

Description:
Animated Interactive video from the Ad Council (http://www.thatsnotcool.com/) that looks at the female perspective on what to do when private space becomes not so private.

Length:
1 minute

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“Text Monster – Girlfriend’s Story”

Description:
Animated interactive video from the Ad Council (http://www.thatsnotcool.com/) that looks at the female perspective on what to do if your boyfriend is not responding to your text messages.

Length:
1 minute

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“Text Monster – Boyfriend’s Story”

Description:
Animated interactive video from the Ad Council (http://www.thatsnotcool.com/) that looks at what to do when you feel you can’t escape your girlfriend’s texts.

Length:
1 minute

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

“Show Me Your Battery”

Description:
Animated video from the Ad Council (http://www.thatsnotcool.com/) that looks at the issue of pressuring someone
to send you nude pictures of themselves.

Length:
1 minute

Suitable for:
Youth, young adults & adults

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