Trailer for 'Just Like You: Anxiety + Depression' Mental Health Doc
by Alex Billington
February 10, 2022
"It just feels easier for me to lay in bed…" Oh yes, we all know that feeling. Gravitas Ventures has unveiled an official trailer for a documentary film titled Just Like You: Anxiety + Depression. Jen Greenstreet is a former prosecuting attorney who decided to start a film company to help with mental health issues, and she has been making shorts for years with "Just Like You." This feature-length doc is the culmination of all of her work so far, telling stories and making films addressing challenges with mental health. In this film - brave kids, Emmy award winning journalists, a clinical psychologist at Columbia University, as well as one determined mother take on the overwhelming fear & stigma plaguing the mental health community, leaving us enlightened, empowered and equipped to either live life or lift up the lives of those with challenging and even life-threatening conditions. "This film will save lives," they say. This new chapter in the "JLY" series focuses on the fear of getting support and help with recovery. Hopefully this film is better than the trailer.
Official trailer (+ poster) for Jen Greenstreet's doc Just Like You: Anxiety + Depression, on YouTube:
"This film will save lives." 8 brave kids, an Emmy award winning journalist and a clinical psychologist at Columbia University take on the fear and stigma plaguing the mental health community by immersing us in life with an anxiety disorder & depression in a way that leaves us enlightened, empowered, equipped to either live life or lift up life for those with these challenging and even life threatening conditions. We are losing too many of our children, friends and family living with anxiety disorders and depression to death by suicide. Those in this film are striving to help us overcome our deeply ingrained fears, concerns and stigma about anxiety disorders and depression. They are utilizing the power of film to provide a clear blueprint for us to support people living with an anxiety disorder and depression and prevent death by suicide. Just Like You: Anxiety + Depression is directed by filmmaker Jen Greenstreet, a former attorney making her feature debut with this doc, after starting a production company making "Just Like You" shorts previously. Gravitas will release Just Like You in select US theaters + on VOD starting March 8th, 2022.
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