Depression Documentary Offers Clear Thoughts on Health and SSRI Controversies

05 May, 2010, 07:00 ET from Living Life Films

SAN DIEGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new film on depression, drugs and alternative paths to better mental health will premiere Wednesday, May 12th at UltraStar Cinemas in Del Mar, CA.  An answer to the pharmaceutical industry's media blitz, Living Life Films' "Changing Our Minds" questions society's values while revealing interesting and disturbing truths about psychiatry and the drug industry.  It continues by exploring well-understood, cognitive paths to recovery as scientists, counselors, spiritual leaders and affected individuals share their compelling stories of struggle, discovery, and catharsis.  Tickets, DVDs and more information is available at

"Changing Our Minds - clear thoughts on depression, drugs and alternative paths to a healthy mind," includes interviews with icons in mental health from diverse and prestigious backgrounds such as UCSD, Harvard and Brown University schools of medicine, former directors of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Tibetan spiritual leaders and philosophical science leaders.  Experts Peter Breggin MD, Lawrence Price MD, Loren Mosher MD, Terrance Real MSW, Steven Hickman PsyD, Lou Marinoff PhD, Lewis L. Judd MD, Mary Ann Block DO, Walter Rutherford PhD, Walter Brown MD, John Lenberg, and Drupon Samten Rinpoche address the symptoms, causes and treatment of depression, including trauma and self esteem issues; medical problems that present symptoms of depression; the history and current knowledge of drug therapy and current talk therapies, especially cognitive behavioral therapy, philosophical counseling, meditation and other helpful practices.  

This cutting edge information is tempered with personal stories of the struggle.  From different corners of America and very diverse backgrounds, affected individuals share stories and experiences that resonate with life's challenges in any community.

"Changing Our Minds" provides a wealth of pertinent information for anyone on the path to a healthy and fulfilling life.  More information is available at

SOURCE Living Life Films