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Not Just A Phase

Not Just a Phase follows a girl’s journey living with depression to break misconceptions and show that having depression is not just a phase, its real.

 

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Director: Lisa Toppari

Lisa Toppari from Ontario, Canada, is a photographer and videographer. Lisa works hard to develop art that speaks both to herself and others about inspiring subjects that will spark up a conversation. She try’s to emphasize the beauty of what we see in our daily lives, by capturing those moments and turning it into art. Lisa is currently studying video and photography at Durham College.

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Depression

Depression causes severe, negative changes in the way you think and feel which makes it difficult to manage day-to-day tasks and activities such working, sleeping,...

Mental Wellness

Mental wellness is a process that involves finding balance in life, including your social, intellectual, physical (diet, exercise, medication management, substance use), spiritual, economic and...

Suicide

Suicidality can be experienced by anyone, and it could be part of mental illness diagnosis or not. Approximately 90% of individuals who die by suicide...

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