(Don't) Paint It Black

(Don't) Paint It Black

"The most impressive part of it for me is that the filmmakers didn't intend for this film to necessarily do what it's done," says Baylor College of Medicine's Troy Bush, "and what it's done is to really get people talking about suicide and suicide prevention."

jumping off bridges has, during the past two years, affiliated itself with a number of different mental-health and suicide-awareness/prevention forums that have since gone on to use it as a teaching tool and dialogue-starter. Coincidentally, Sept. 5-11 is Texas Suicide Prevention Week. Here's a list of some of the film's Texas affiliations in case, you know, you feel like talking about it.


Texas Suicide Prevention Program

800/273-TALK

www.texassuicideprevention.org


Mental Health America (Texas)

472-HELP (Travis County)

www.mhatexas.org


Texas Department of State Health Services

www.dshs.state.tx.us

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