My Life Is Worth Living Series

The 20-episode video series premieres on YouTube Aug. 18 and will be also be available in Mandarin, Japanese and Spanish. 

Anne Brown, CEO of the Cook Center for Human Connection, explains the series follows five characters all struggling with the things that teens deal with today, including trauma, depression, identity, social rejection, sexual abuse, cyberbullying and substance abuse. She also shares that they worked with a suicidologist, someone who focuses on the scientific study of suicidal behavior, to help them formulate scenes with realistic examples of what drives someone to consider suicide as well as ways to take proper action.

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A link to the animated series can be found by going to