Fla. teens create mental health DVD

08/24/2011 | Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Teens with mental illnesses from Palm Beach County, Fla., have produced a DVD encouraging their peers to seek help for their own mental-health issues. Seventeen-year-old Haylee Becker, who has depression and bipolar disorder, said she hopes schools start to offer help to students with mental illnesses at a younger age. The Palm Beach County district is reviewing the 21-minute DVD to see if it is appropriate to show in schools.

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