Video-therapy: Recommended videos on various mental health issues. These are only meant to be used in conjunction with active therapy. And it can actually be a trigger, and thus should be discussed prior to watching.

Mental Health Awareness/General Mental Health Diagnosis Education

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2015 NR). Very well done movie divided into 5 different stories. Each story focuses on a different mental health diagnosis and how the illness may present with symptoms. Topics covered are Bipolar, Schizophrenia, PTSD, etc.


The Mask You Live In (2015 NR-Netflix Documentary). 1.5 hr Documentary on the challenges that the male gender faces in the US culture. Includes themes of bullying, masculinity, sexual identity, stereotypes, and domestic violence. Encourages more positive influence from male figures.

PTSD/ Trauma

The Girl On the Train (Movie 2016). Themes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Domestic Violence, Alcoholism, and Dissociative Identity Disorder.

Audrie & Daisy (Netflix 2016 TV-14) Teen focused Netflix Documentary with themes of online bullying, trauma, sexual abuse, and self esteem issues. Quite intense, watch with caution.

I am Jane Doe (Netflix Documentary 2017 TV-14). Very Intense Documentary on Rape in the US culture, sex slave trade, / prostitution of teens, PTSD, Trauma, Rape, Depression.

Bibliotherapy: Recommended books on various mental health issues.