South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Public Service Announcement 01 Text

Get the Conversation Started


Scene:  Teenagers at a ball game.

Teen 1: “One of us is stressed, gets picked at, drinks, gets high.”

Teen 2: “One of us eats Mom’s home cooking, then throws it up.”

Teen 3: “One of us feels lonely, misunderstood, angry.”

Teen 4: “More than one of us has thought about suicide.”

Announcer: “One in ten youths struggle with a serious problem with depression or drug abuse.  Adults who care may be the last to know. Get the conversation started.

For more information about these problems and how to get help, call 1-866-886-5848.”

videoPSA 01 - English