The Hidden Pictures Project

Exciting news! Winter 2014 we launched The Hidden Pictures Project- sharing videos to shed light on global mental health. 

This is a grassroots campaign in which we will be introducing new videos to help spark dialogue on all sorts of important mental health topics. To learn more about our advocacy work and new films please join our email list on the home page.

TAKE ACTION – It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Learn by watching the videos  
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3. Educate others by sharing  these videos –move your cursor over a video and when you see the  paper airplane click on it 

The Hidden Pictures Project Video #1 – “Stepping in for mental health” 

This four minute film features community mental health workers in India and also Vikram Patel, a true visionary in the field. Film by Delaney Ruston


The Hidden Pictures Project Video #2 – “Global mental health – its turn has come”

This five minute film explores how global mental health is finally gaining momentum. Film by Delaney Ruston


The Hidden Pictures Project Video #3 – “When India Comes to Mind…does mental health come to mind?”

This 1 minute video asks us to think about what mental health services are needed in India and in our own communities.

The Hidden Pictures Project Video #4 “Break the Silence Around Mental Illness”- TED Talk by the director

Recently, “Hidden Pictures” director, Delaney Ruston, did a TED Talk in Seattle. Please watch and consider sharing.


The Hidden Pictures Project Video #5 “Healing Liberia’s Psychological Scars After Civil War”- PBS News Hour by Molly Knight Raskin

After 14 years of civil war, more than 40 percent of Liberians report symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Reporter and producer Molly Knight Raskin follows one man’s work to heal the psychological scars of a nation. The only mental health worker in a region that’s home to half-a-million people, Aaron Debah is the creator of a radio program called “Hour of Mental Health.” To watch Raskin’s PBS segment and learn more, visit the link and consider sharing with your friends and family.