Learn what parents can do to see behind the mask and read the warning signs that lead to anxiety and depression.
See the story of Mary Sczepanski, her struggle with anxiety and depression was kept silent until one major incident caused her to breakdown.
This segment looks into the pressures Brandon Nelson and Erica Davis feel everyday. You learn why expectations are so high and how they cope.
Hear the story of Mike Callahan. Learn what drove him to attempt suicide and about the anxiety and depression he still suffers from today.
Hear from teens who work at KUTO, one of the only teen hotlines staffed by teens. Here they are trained to listen to callers and not to judge. To see behind the masks of fear, stress, anxiety, and depression.
Behind the Mask
Grade Level: Middle & High School
About the Program
Anxiety levels among teens have increased by more than 30 percent in the last decade – anxieties that lead to drinking, smoking or using drugs as an escape. Watch Behind the Mask and hear real stories that can offer perspective and encouragement when it comes to helping teens manage the pressure and anxiety in their life.