Out of the Shadow

The most widely used educational film in:

Schools of Nursing | Social Work | Public Health
Mental Health Centers – Training | Orientation


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MAY is Mental Health Month – May 2016 – Consider Susan as a Speaker at your Event!

Ms. Smiley offers an authentic and honest perspective on the joys and hardships of loving someone who suffers from a serious, unrelenting mental illness. With a background in cognitive neuroscience, her matter of fact perspective, heartfelt reflections and understanding of the healthcare system make for compelling discussions.…

Renewed on PBS!


Out of the Shadow has been renewed for two more years! We couldn’t be more thrilled our film continues to educate and raise awareness for the plight of the seriously mentally ill. We’d most appreciate it if you would take a moment to call your local PBS affiliate and request it be broadcast. Click here to find your local public television station.

Praise for Out of the Shadow

The most valuable training film I’ve ever used.

– Cindy Liu, Ph.D, Harvard Medical School

Out of the Shadow has grace and honesty.

– The New York Times

Out of the Shadow movingly captures a side of schizophrenia that few of us ever see.

– The Wall Street Journal