Sam's story

series 1, episode 1

"Everybody wanted to be Sam, but Sam."  - Mary Jane Holmes

At just 19 years old, Sam felt the pain of anxiety and depression take over his life. His mom and girlfriend share his story and provide advice to family and friends of those living with a mental illness.


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If you need immediate help, please call 1-800-273-8255.

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