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Reply With A Full Stop If You Get This

Reply With A Full Stop If You Get This – Emily is a poet and a teacher, and has bipolar disorder. It’s a mental health illness that means she can feel very down or very up for no reason whatsoever. With eloquence and humour she describes how it feels, how she manages it, and how she’d like society to be more understanding and accepting of mental health disorders.

A film by Adam Tyler.

Winner of the Educational Film Award (from other organisation or individual) at the Learning On Screen Awards 2019.

Nominated in the Content for Change category at the BAFTA Children’s Awards 2018.

Advice for young people about mental health can be found at the following sites:

Young Minds




The Perfect Body

The Perfect Body – Sam’s life is turned upside down when he falls for the new girl at school. Convinced that she’ll never notice him unless he has the perfect body, he hires a personal trainer. A short comedy drama about love, muscles and a lot of eating.


Brave – Lots of us face challenges that no-one else can see. Mental health problems can be hard to understand, but just being there for a friend is the first step.

Self Harm Stories

Self Harm Stories – An animation made by a group of young people, each with a story of self harm. With honesty and humour they share some advice and comfort to self harmers and their families.

Courtesy of Biomation.


Psychosis – “I’ve stopped seeing friends, I can’t trust people, I don’t know what’s real…” How does psychosis make you feel? This animation helps you to recognise the signs so you can get the help you need.

Courtesy of Biomation.

Gains and Losses

Gains and Losses – What does it feel like to suffer from anorexia? Written and narrated by young people who have suffered with the eating disorder, this animation describes how it takes hold, how it feels, and how to fight back.

Courtesy of Biomation.

The Stress Bag

The Stress Bag – Stressed out? Everyone gets stressed, but some people cope with it better than others – it’s like having a bag of stress which can only take so much, and we all have different sized bags. This film helps you to recognise the signs of stress and what to do about it.

Courtesy of Biomation.

Feeling Down?

Feeling Down? – It’s normal to feel down sometimes, but if it goes on for a long time it could be depression or “low mood”. One in eight teenagers suffer from depression, so there’s no need to feel alone. Here are some pointers to help you recognise the signs and some advice on how to get better.

Courtesy of Biomation

Not Just a Girl Problem

Not Just a Girl Problem

Tom, who has suffered from anorexia, discusses why he became anorexic. He highlights the dangers of associating the disease exclusively with women.

From Harming Myself To Helping Others

From Harming Myself To Helping Others

Danni spent 10 years self-harming. Here she discusses overcoming her issues, and starting up an organisation to support girls who self harm, called Girls Xpress.