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'Here One Day' Film Explores Suicide And Mental Illness

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Here One Day
Here One Day is a film by Kathy Leichter examining her family's journey after her mother's suicide.

Suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The family and friends left behind after this tragedy struggle to understand and talk about it. Kathy Leichter is a documentary filmmaker and former WQED Associate Producer. She’s in town today to screen her award-winning film “Here One Day” about her journey revisiting her mother’s belongings after her suicide. Afterward she’ll host a conversation to talk about mental health and the stigma surrounding suicide. She joined us from New York to talk about the film and the screening.

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