Stories of Stigma Documentaries

Stigma-Free Education Videos

Introduction: Mental Health and Celebrities’ Mental Health

Stigma-Free Mental Health highlights examples of stigma in our daily lives with some familiar celebrity faces.

Mental Health Education with Dr. Dana Wasserman

 A Registered Psychologist explains common mental illnesses and conditions, including bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health 

Practical tips on how you can stay mentally well and boost your mood during difficult times.

Living Stigma-Free

Commit to living Stigma-Free: take the Stigma-Free Tool and Stigma-Free Pledge.

Stories of Stigma Docuseries

Dave Richardson's Story 

Dave Richardson, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stigma-Free Mental Health, shares his story of facing bullying, depression and anxiety.

Maddie's Story 

Madeline lives with bipolar disorder and generalized anxiety. She shares her recovery story from a difficult year when she was 14 years old.

Kamal's Story

Kamal opens up about his journey with addiction and the lessons he has learned along the way.

Rowen's Story 

Rowen shares how he journeyed from feeling hopeless in the face of addiction to being hopeful for his future.

Andrea's Story Part 1

Andrea Paquette, President and Co-Founder of Stigma-Free Mental Health, shares her experiences leading up to her bipolar disorder diagnosis and how she used her challenges to live an extraordinary life.

Andrea's Story Part 2

Part 2 of Andrea’s Story

Mia's Story

Mia shares her unique experiences of living with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as split personality disorder and the stigma she has faced.

Robyn's Story 

Robyn tells her story of facing alcohol addiction and how she has now found a life of balance, health, and overall peace.

Mack's Story

Mack discusses how he is breaking down the stigma around the trans and LGBTQ2IA+ community. He shares a message of hope for all young people.

Lucas' Story 

Lucas opens up about his diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and his journey of overcoming stigma.

Mac's Story

Mac identifies as autistic and non-binary trans-masculine. They share about their self-advocacy and offer encouragement to others.

Former MLA Sam Sullivan's Story 

Sam shares his story of becoming a quadriplegic and experiencing depression. He also talks about his journey to recovery through helping others improve their quality of life.

Extended Stories of Stigma Docuseries

Dave Richardson's Story 

Dave Richardson, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stigma-Free Mental Health, shares his story of facing bullying, depression and anxiety.

Maddie's Story 

Madeline lives with bipolar disorder and generalized anxiety. She shares her recovery story from a difficult year when she was 14 years old.

Mia's Story 

Mia shares her unique experiences of living with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as split personality disorder and the stigma she has faced.

Kamal's Story

Kamal opens up about his journey with addiction and the lessons he has learned along the way.

Rowen's Story

Rowen shares how he journeyed from feeling hopeless in the face of addiction to being hopeful for his future.

Robyn's Story 

Robyn tells her story of facing alcohol addiction and how she has now found a life of balance, health, and overall peace.

Mack's Story

Mack discusses how he is breaking down the stigma around the trans and LGBTQ2IA+ community. He shares a message of hope for all young people.

Mac's Story

Mac identifies as autistic and non-binary trans-masculine. They share about their self-advocacy and offer encouragement to others.

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