A look at the experiences of young people living with mental health conditions with a focus on the importance of awareness and compassion. This film will shine a clear light on what life is like for these young people as well as for the parents, teachers, friends and healthcare providers in their lives.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness (wt) | Trailer
Longtime WETA production partner Ken Burns is the executive producer of a major new public television documentary, tentatively titled Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness. The film, anticipated to premiere in Spring 2022, explores how young people are addressing their mental health needs and examines the impact of mental health stigma and stress on today’s youth. Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers are the co-directors, Julie Coffman is the producer, and David Blistein is the writer. The four-hour film is part of the Well Beings Youth Mental Health Project.