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Opening Doors, Opening Minds
Opening Doors, Opening Minds & Cry for Help
A special night of programming focusing on mental health issues...
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Openning Doors, Openning Minds


Growing Up with Mental Illness

Aired May 5 at 9:00 p.m. on CPTV

CPTV is putting the focus on mental health issues for this special night of programming featuring ways that people are dealing with mental illness and resources available to assist them in reaching their fullest potential.

It all begins at 9 p.m. with Growing Up With Mental Illness, an episode of the CPTV Original Series Opening Doors, Opening Minds. Growing Up With Mental Illness introduces viewers to Anna, Sky, Brett and Michaela, a group of young people who are among the 20 percent of American children dealing with a diagnosable mental illness. Learn about the challenges these young people face and see how they are able to remain hopeful about their futures. Learn more...

CRY FOR HELP: teens and mental illness


Teens confronting depression

Aired May 5 at 9:30 p.m. on CPTV

Cry for Help showcases the issues of young people being affected by mental illness, and features adolescents sharing their own stories about their personal struggles. Cry for Help affords a new understanding of the teens' world and gives parents and educators a basis for recognizing the warning signs of teens in trouble.

Cry for Help takes an intimate look at the efforts of two high schools to identify adolescents at risk. Hamilton High School in Ohio and Clarkstown North High School in New York have both been affected by teen suicide and have launched powerful new programs to prevent future tragedies. Learn more...


Openning Doors, Openning Minds


Family Impact

Aired May 5 at 10:30 p.m. on CPTV

Another episode of Opening Doors, Opening Minds, entitled Family Impact, examines the ways in which family members are affected when someone is suffering from mental illness. The program features the stories of three real-life families and addresses the questions: How do these family members find support? What unique problems do they encounter? How do they best help their afflicted loved one? Learn more...