Suicide is the 11th leading cause of all death in the United States. It is one of most important issues which mental health professionals are concerned about in their clinical work. The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry of which I have the honor of currently being President, has designated the title of its […]
This blog reviews a movie by Michael Stutz, a filmmaker who lost his mother to suicide when he was 12 years old . The film includes an exploration of his mother’s suicide as well as interviews with various people who have contemplated ending their lives. There are also creative dance and comedy routines which deal with this subject in a meaningful way. At the end of the review of this documentary there is a Q & A with the filmmaker.