Mental health is expansive, and there are an endless number of challenges that characters and cast members in our stories might be facing. For the purpose of this guide, we’ve divided them into four broad categories:
- Difficult or Traumatic Experiences
- Mental Health Conditions
- Substance Misuse
- Self-Injury, Suicide, and Overdose
For each category, you’ll find a basic overview (Snapshot) as well as subsections that delve into specific topics and offer tips for crafting stories with positive impact.