"I am so sorry for all that you have been through. The documentary will stay with me. It was well done. Not easy to take a story that has been years of you and your family's life and put it in a 20 minute format. And I know it doesn't capture the years of pain and suffering."


"It’s riveting, and entirely relevant to our current situation in this country."

". . . by telling this story, you have rescued SBR’s life and experience and your family’s efforts from having been in vain. You have empowered everyone’s hurts to nudge the mental health field towards being more humanistic. The film’s message is crystal clear and packaged in a way that eliminates the option of being a mere spectator. Viewers are forced to find themself in the story and rethink how they play(ed) their role(s)."


"I pray that the documentary will become a mainstay where human service professionals are being trained and, one day, be developed into a feature film for an even broader audience to see and consider."

"What a moving story! It was hard to watch, and I had a lump in my throat when I saw the pictures of your family, of you and your sister growing up. Your brother had incredible eyes - what a great person, what a hard life..

It is so important that this conversation was started. I've seen it first hand, working with senior citizens over the phone. How often it all comes to a piece of paper . . . protocol comes first. And often there isn't much more."

"I'd say, 'I can't imagine,' but the truth is, I can. The layers of problems in dealing with a family member who has mental illness are deep and wide. And if that person refuses care, they're insurmountable . . .Mental illness and the problems entailed in getting help not only victimize the patient, but the entire family . . . Perfectly named, too."

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"This is a must see video about mental illness. Many of us have friends who are touched by this, and the majority of people, especially those not affected, misunderstand. Please watch this and pass it on to friends. We can fight the injustices the mentally ill face and we can be the voice they don't have."


"I saw the video. [I am a Certified Nursing Assistant].  It is so sad how this system operates leaving out family. I saw it twice. That is why you connect with these residents. It is personal. Stay strong. And dont give up. Remember to pray incessantly for her. And keep your spirit strong. I like the song I'm Coming Home. Beautiful. Ah luta continua the struggle continues. Dont give up. Peace and love."


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"I am a professional . . .

I learned a lot . . . I learned a lot."