More Than Sad
More Than Sad has taught over a million students and educators how to be smarter about mental health.
Learn more about each program and purchase More Than Sad to receive the two More Than Sad films, Teen Depression and Preventing Teen Suicide below. All programs may be delivered in person or virtually.
Please contact your local chapter to request updated More Than Sad materials for each program listed below.
High school students
More Than Sad: Teen Depression is an approximately 75-minute program that teaches teens to recognize the signs of depression in themselves and others; challenges existing stigma surrounding depression; and demystifies the treatment process. This program focuses on high school students.
More Than Sad: Parent Education is an approximately 90-minute program that teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems; initiate a conversation about mental health with their child; and get help. This program focuses on parents and guardians of teen youth. This presentation is also available in Spanish.
More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Education for Teachers and Other School Personnel is an approximately 120-minute program that teaches educators to recognize signs of mental health distress in students and refer them for help. This suicide prevention program complies with the requirements for teacher education training in many states. This program focuses on high school teachers and other school personnel.
Preventing Teen Suicide
Intended for educators and other school personnel, this film covers mental health conditions, the warning signs of suicide, and the steps they can take to get help for at-risk students.
Intended for teens, parents, and educators, this film teaches students about depression, demystifies treatment, and encourages students who are struggling to seek help.
Upcoming More Than Sad events
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- More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Education for Parents
- More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Education for Teachers and Other School Personnel