Ken Burns’ film features Work2BeWell advisory council member, WU student
In this story:
- In “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness,” Billie Henderson and more than 20 youth describe their symptoms of the mental illness and the impact of social media, childhood trauma and stigma
- Perspectives from providers, families and advocates are also included in the two-part series, which premiered on PBS in June 2022 and is now streaming
- Billie first heard about “Hiding in Plain Sight” through her involvement in Work2BeWell, a youth-led mental health and wellness program, led by her mother, Dr. Robin Henderson, chief executive for behavioral health at Providence and chief clinical officer of Providence’s Work2BeWell program
“My goal is to just help as many people as I can. If I can help make someone’s life a little less miserable, then I will have done my part.” —Billie Henderson, Work2BeWell national student advisory council member and Willamette University student
Read the full article, originally published by Willamette University, July 2022.