Emma Wants To Live
One Young Woman's Deadly Struggle with Anorexia

Emma Wants To Live - One Young Woman's Deadly Struggle with Anorexia
Show More

Comments (1)

Anonymous picture
Brian

The end of a story.

Related videos

Kate Plays Christine - An Actress Prepares for the Role of a Lifetime
In July 1974, 29-year-old television host Christine Chubbuck went on air in Sarasota, Florida for her morning talk show "Suncoast Digest," looked into the camera and shot herself on live TV. The incident became a national news story and is rumored to have been the inspiration for Sidney Lumet's Oscar-winning…
The Departure - The Life of an Unconventional Monk
Ittetsu Nemoto, a former punk-turned-Buddhist priest in Japan, has made a career out of helping suicidal people find reasons to live. But this work has come increasingly at the cost of his own family and health, as he refuses to draw lines between those he counsels and himself. Nominated for…
Voices of Resilience - Insight from Injury
This short documentary follows the struggles of a diverse group of veterans. VOICES OF RESILIENCE offers inspirational examples of veterans who are opening up to ancient practices of yoga and meditation, warriors who are searching - and finally finding themselves - on a path towards inner peace.
El Huaso: The Last Rodeo
Mental illness and depression are compellingly explored in the story of Gustavo, a successful businessman who he lives in a cozy home surrounded by a loving family. Although his life seems perfect, the 58-year-old Chilean immigrant struggles with an increasingly urgent impulse toward suicide--just like his father before him. Gustavo…
Recovering - Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa afflict people of all ages and race, especially young women, and are serious medical conditions that can be deadly if left untreated. Join documentary filmmaker and host Larkin McPhee (Dying to Be Thin) as she uncovers the challenges of coping with an eating…
Voices of Suicide - Learning from Those who Lived
In this documentary style educational program for mental health professionals, interviews from expert psychologists provide important insights into the relationship between early developmental experiences and the later psychological states that lead to suicidal behavior. This video is an invaluable resource for mental health professionals to understanding the minds of suicidal…
Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi - How a University Student Became a Wrongful Suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombing
While in the throes of depression, Brown University student Sunil Tripathi walked out of his Providence apartment and disappeared into the cold Rhode Island night. In a desparate search to find him, his family launched a social media movement that reached across the country and brought together a community dedicated…
Assessment & Psychological Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
A survivor of bipolar disorder herself, Dr. Jamison courageously uses her personal struggle to help clients and therapists understand the misconceptions of this lethal illness. In this riveting interview with Victor Yalom, PhD, clinicians will find out not only what bipolar disorder is, but also what causes it, how to…
Understanding and Preventing Suicide - By The Glendon Association
An educational program for the public. How can you know if your family member or friend may be suicidal? How do you recognize the warning signs? How can you help? This video program for the public describes the risk factors and warning signs of suicide and offers guidelines from experts…
The Suicide Plan
Part of the Series: Frontline
You have an incurable illness, you want to die, and you want help dying - what can you do? People who are terminally ill and live in Oregon or Washington can openly ask a doctor for help, but in the rest of country, where physician-assisted suicide is illegal, people who…
Depression: Living with Depression
Clinical depression is an illness, a medical condition. It significantly affects the way someone feels, causing a persistent lowering of mood. Depression is often accompanied by a range of other physical and psychological symptoms that can interfere with the way a person is able to function in their every day…
Living with Depression
Depression affects around 6% of us every year. Depression has a significant impact on the way someone feels, causing a persistent 'low' mood which can have a serious affect on their ability to carry on their everyday . Depression is treatable. After diagnosis by a doctor, the most effective treatment…