Mental Health Movies

8 Films about Mental Health to Remind You That You’re Not Alone

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You are not alone. But man, it certainly feels like you are sometimes, doesn’t it? That’s the thing about depression and other forms of mental illness; when you’re alone, you don’t want to be but, when you’re with people, you just want to be left alone. Quite frankly, there are days you wish you weren’t around at all, right?

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But here’s the thing; millions of people in the U.S. struggle with depression and other forms of mental illness. Hollywood seems to be catching onto this fact. While some movies merely depict mental illness as an excuse to be a serial killer, other films are significantly more insightful.

Here are eight films about mental health to remind you that (say it with us this time) you are not alone.

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