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Our Turn to Talk

Dive deep into the personal lives of talented teens who bravely share their mental health stories without fear, shame or stigma.

Premieres Fall 2022

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About The Film

Our Turn to Talk is a digital-first documentary about the mission to end stigma around mental health challenges, starting with the next generation. In this character-driven vérité film, we go behind-the-scenes of a high school stage production that welcomes teens from all walks of life to stand up on stage and bravely share their mental health stories without fear, shame or stigma.​​ Premieres Fall 2022.

Production Credits

Our Turn to Talk is co-produced by WETA and Principle Pictures and features storytellers from This Is My Brave, an organization that uses performing arts to fight stigma around mental health challenges and addiction.

Kelly Deckert, Executive Producer
Justin Rhodes, Executive Producer
Rose-Marie van Otterloo, Executive Producer
John Wilson, Executive Producer
Beth Murphy, Director, Co-Producer
Patrice Howard, Director, Co-Producer

Inspired by This is My Brave, founded by Jennifer Marshall.

Special thanks to Wendy Shattuck, Fred and Michelle Grubb, Kris Trustey, Maribeth Brostowski, Suzanne Garverich, Mary Susan Hulefeld, Sumner Saitz, Tara Dean, Lauren Chiarello, Crystal Kjelsberg, Alison Lehane, Jane Tyler, Julia Carpenter- Conlin, Jennifer Famiglietti, Kathryn Burns, Terry Logan, Margaret Catagnus, Kristin Pedemonti, and Margaret Martin. is a mental health resource, not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis, or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741), or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.