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.…
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
– Cindy Liu, Ph.D, Harvard Medical School
The most valuable training film I’ve ever used.
– The New York Times
Out of the Shadow has grace and honesty.
– The Wall Street Journal
Out of the Shadow movingly captures a side of schizophrenia that few of us ever see.