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Screening in Pittsburgh

Lisa took The S Word to Pittsburgh, PA recently for a screening organized by UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. The standing-room-only audience participated in a spirited post-screening conversation that emphasized peer to peer support. One special highlight of the evening was an impromptu performance by panelist Jamie Kunning, who performed a heartfelt rendition on the ukulele [...]

By |2019-09-13T09:56:35-07:00September 13th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

We’ve Been Too Patient

Kelechi Ubozoh, who is featured in The S Word, and L. D. Green are the co-editors of a new book titled We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health--Stories and Research Challenging the Biomedical Model.  A collection of 25 unflinching stories and essays from the front lines of the radical mental health movement. While [...]

By |2019-07-29T14:02:27-07:00July 29th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Reel Mind Film Series

Our very own Kelechi Ubozoh traveled to Rochester, NY to be a part of the 11th Annual Reel Mind Theater and Film Series. This month-long festival features films, performances and discussions that address the social stigma of mental illness and behavioral disorders, while providing a message of hope that recovery is possible. THE S WORD [...]

By |2019-05-29T16:56:15-07:00May 29th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

The S Word Goes to Lithuania

Craig Miller and I brought THE S WORD to Lithuania through the American Film Showcase, a film diplomacy program organized by the U.S. Department of State and the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. The trip was beyond any and all expectations I may have had going in. Lithuania is a country with [...]

By |2019-04-24T16:12:22-07:00April 24th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

O Magazine Interviews

The December issue of O Magazine published an article titled "Inside America's Suicide Crisis,"  featuring Dese'Rae Stage, Kelechi Ubozoh and Ann Taylor of The S Word. Take a look at the article: "After surviving a suicide attempt at age 23, Dese’Rae Stage felt profound loneliness.“I was too ashamed to talk about it,” she says. “In [...]

By |2018-12-18T16:24:25-07:00December 18th, 2018|Latest News|2 Comments

Transformation Twitter Chat

The S Word director Lisa Klein will participate in #ElevateTheConvo on December 13 at 5:00 PM PST/8:00 pm EST.  #ElevateTheConvo is a much needed conversation about resilience, recovery and transformation after a suicide crisis. Join us on Twitter with the hashtag #ElevateTheConvo. Discussion will be moderated by Sally Spencer-Thomas (@sspencerthomas).

By |2018-12-10T17:43:17-07:00December 10th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Screenings in Ohio

The S Word was back in Ohio recently, with Lisa presenting the film at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University, hosted by NAMI of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties. Earlier in the day, Lisa met with students at Dover High School, visiting several classes and participating in meaningful discussions with the kids. Local community [...]

By |2018-10-30T09:24:01-07:00October 30th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments