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Mental Health Film Comment

We talk about various mental health issues as depicted in various media.

We talk about depression, bipolar, anxiety, and other mental health issues and topics

Some episodes are more film-specific than others. All episodes will provide info and resources.


"Requiem For a Dream" (2000)
Show Details24min 3s
"The Three Faces of Eve" (1957)
Show Details28min 24s
"Safe" (1995)
Show Details38min 10s
"Ben is Back" (2018)
Show Details29min 46s
"The Dark Horse" (2014)
Show Details40min 23s
"Thank You For Your Service" (2017)
Show Details31min 14s
"The Theory of Everything" (2014)
Show Details26min 32s
"Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse" (2013)
Show Details37min 43s
"The Hunger Games" (2012)
Show Details44min 6s
"Framing Britney Spears" (2021)
Show Details32min 41s
"Infinitely Polar Bear" (2015)
Show Details48min 26s
"Eddie The Eagle" (2016)
Show Details39min 42s
"M*A*S*H" (1970)
Show Details41min 13s
"Soteria Vermont" (2021)
Show Details37min 46s
"Girl, Interrupted" (1999) Take 2
Show Details38min
"Love Liza" (2002)
Show Details32min 56s
"Terminator 2" (1991)
Show Details35min 40s
"Inside Out" (2015) Take 2
Show Details31min 40s
"We All Just Need to Drum!" (2020)
Show Details33min 11s
"St. Elmo's Fire" (1985)
Show Details42min 47s
"Charlie Bartlett" (2007)
Show Details46min 43s
"Soul" (2020)
Show Details55min 20s
"Ordinary People" (1980)
Show Details39min 2s
"The Benzodiazepine Medical Disaster" (2017)
Show Details51min 32s
"The Definition of Insanity" (2020)
Show Details1hr 7min
"It's Kind of a Funny Story" (2010)
Show Details40min 59s
"Ben Is Back (2018)
Show Details51min 24s
"Memory Games" (2018)
Show Details38min 28s
"Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind" (2004)
Show Details46min 37s
"We Don't 'Move On' From Grief..." (2019)
Show Details1hr 1min
"Ragamuffin" (2014)
Show Details46min 49s
"Ben X" (2007)
Show Details32min 4s
"Ladybird" (2017)
Show Details24min 42s
"The Extraordinary Ordinary" (2020)
Show Details45min 58s
"Inside Out" (2015)
Show Details54min 38s
"War Room" (2015)
Show Details35min 36s
"A Beautiful Mind" (2001)
Show Details43min 22s
"Slap Shot" (1977) & suicide prevention
Show Details29min 6s
"The Snake Pit" (1948)
Show Details37min 52s
"The Social Dilemma" (Take 2)
Show Details39min 51s
"The Social Dilemma" (2020) Take 1
Show Details41min 46s
"Doing Time on Maple Drive" (1992)
Show Details30min 53s
"Enough" (2002)
Show Details27min 40s
"Hidden Figures" (2016)
Show Details28min 38s
"Blinded By The Light" (2019)
Show Details44min 16s
"Remember The Titans" (2000)
Show Details46min 2s
"Love & Mercy" (2014)
Show Details40min 10s
"A Friend Called Spider-Man" (2018 short)
Show Details41min 50s
"The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946)
Show Details21min 53s
"You Can Heal Your Life" (2007)
Show Details38min 58s
"Promising Young Woman" (2020)
Show Details42min 51s
"Playtime" (1967)
Show Details25min 31s
"Joker" (2019)
Show Details21min 53s
"Michael Clayton" (2007)
Show Details38min 21s
"Door To Door" (2002)
Show Details23min 25s
"The Benzo House" (YouTube Channel)
Show Details33min 33s
"Girl, Interrupted" (1999)
Show Details37min 20s
"The Co-Op" (2021 short)
Show Details38min 23s
"The Breakfast Club" (1985)
Show Details34min 49s
"Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" (1992)
Show Details42min 35s
"Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk" (2017)
Show Details41min 38s
"Uncut Gems" (2019)
Show Details26min 4s
"Medicating Normal" (2020)
Show Details56min 52s
"Chasing The Present" (2020)
Show Details24min 38s
"The 13th Step" (2016)
Show Details55min 45s
"Kindness is Contagious" (2014)
Show Details36min 11s
"Out of Discord Into Harmony" (2008)
Show Details32min 50s
"Silver Linings Playbook" (2012)
Show Details28min 55s
"The Color Purple" (1985)
Show Details38min 13s
"All The Bright Places" (2020)
Show Details33min 40s
"The Couch Trip" (1988)
Show Details52min 59s
"Peyton Place" (1957)
Show Details39min 42s
"Sorry To Bother You" (2018)
Show Details28min 18s
"The Swerve" (2020)
Show Details40min 52s
"28 Days" (2000)
Show Details1hr 2min
"Safe" (1995) - mental health & horror films week
Show Details39min 26s
"Alive." (2020) - mental health & horror films week
Show Details36min 50s
"Mental Health Transparency" (2017 short)
Show Details31min 31s
"The Grizzlies" (2020)
Show Details42min 35s
"Stroke" (2017 short)
Show Details27min 6s
"The Red Balloon" (1953)
Show Details47min 56s
"Yes Man" (2008)
Show Details59min 28s
"Life, Animated" (2016)
Show Details41min 4s
The Great Buck Howard (2008)
Show Details38min 12s
"Things We Lost In The Fire" (2007)
Show Details31min 49s
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Show Details45min 20s
I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)
Show Details50min 4s
Boys Don't Cry (2020 short)
Show Details28min 30s
"Magic Camp" (2020)
Show Details26min 12s
"Shock Corridor" (1963)
Show Details39min 19s
Boogie Nights (1997)
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Published Aug 23, 2020 at 7:46pm
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Show Details41min 57s
The Terminal (2004)
Show Details1hr 2min
The Swimmer (1968)
Show Details35min 53s
A Summer In The Cage (2007)
Show Details45min 22s