DOCUMENTING OUR PRESENCE: MULTICULTURAL EXPERIENCES OF MENTAL ILLNESS
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the trailer for "Documenting Our Presence"
Documenting Our Presence: Multicultural Experiences of Mental Illness is a compassionate, hopeful look at the experiences of people of diverse backgrounds, affected by serious mental illness.
The documentary traces their lives through a cultural lens, focusing on the onset of mental illness, the process of coping and acceptance, and finally, their journey to recovery.
All these stories, diverse as their backgrounds, are linked together in segments that flow naturally through the video and bookmark the various stages along the journey towards wellness and recovery.
NAMI NJ is grateful to all participants of this documentary for sharing their stories and helping to promote a better understanding of the experience of mental illness and the journey of recovery.
This documentary was produced as a NAMI NJ Multicultural
Outreach Initiative with the support of NAMI - National
Alliance of Mental Illness and NJ Division of Mental
Health Services. The mission of NAMI NJ Multicultural
Programs is to improve the lives of people from all
cultures who are affected by mental illness through
support, education and advocacy.
Omusha Communications is the
producer of this doumentary. To learn more about Omusha Communications,
visit their website at www.omusha.com.
A DVD of this documentary is
available for interested mental health organizations
across the nation. Click
here for ordering information.
NEW JERSEY is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to improving
the lives of individuals and families who are affected by mental