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13 Tearjerking Dramas That Address Mental Health

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May is the official start of Mental Health Awareness Month. For better understanding, here is a collection of dramas addressing mental health onscreen.

Words on Bathroom Walls

Words on Bathroom Walls

Movies

Diagnosed with a mental illness halfway through his senior year of high school, a witty, introspective teen struggles to keep it a secret while falling in love with a brilliant classmate who inspires him to open his heart and not be defined by his condition.

To the Bone

To the Bone

Movies

A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Movies

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991. High school freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two senior students, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, become his mentors, helping him discover the joys of friendship, music and love.

It's Kind of a Funny Story

It's Kind of a Funny Story

Movies

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

All the Bright Places

All the Bright Places

Movies

Two teens facing personal struggles form a powerful bond as they embark on a cathartic journey chronicling the wonders of Indiana.

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