Topic: Mental Health

Trailer for a Horror Movie Called Schizo Suddenly Becomes Something Else Entirely Deft way to address stereotypes

Here's a clever ad that starts off as a preview for a horror movie called Schizo and ends with Glenn Close talking about BringChange2Mind, the organization she founded. Watch the video…

March 7, 2014, 2:39 PM EST

McDonald's Apologizes for Mental-Health Parody Ad It Says It Didn't Approve Arnold says release was 'unintended error'

Are you addicted to the Big Mac, or can you stop anytime you want? Whatever your emotional issues with the burger, McDonald's is distancing itself from the mental-health parody ad…

April 10, 2013, 11:32 AM EDT

Australia bursts your bubble with suicide ad

This Australian suicide-awareness ad from Saatch & Saatchi in Sydney for the Bipolar Education Foundation has raised red flags in the mental-health community for a couple of reasons. First, its…

November 15, 2010, 10:06 AM EST

Germany debuts mentally ill stuffed animals

Promising hours of fun for the whole family, a German company has introduced a line of stuffed animals that suffer from psychiatric disorders. There's Dub the turtle, who has…

September 8, 2010, 2:01 PM EDT

Mental-health PSAs aren't exactly feel-good

These Ad Council spots from Grey, addressing mental-health problems, are well intentioned, and no can argue that the loving support of friends goes a long way toward helping folks…

May 26, 2010, 10:27 AM EDT

Suicidal feeling might be something you ate

Scotland has unveiled a new anti-suicide campaign. It centers on the TV spot below, by ad agency Frame, in which a man trudges through his bleak Scottish life in…

April 6, 2010, 10:40 AM EDT

BBC trying to make British a happier people

The BBC's vision of happiness seems to involve multicolored, happy-faced balloons hanging out in an eerie laundrette and babbling endlessly in working-class British accents about what makes them smile. That's…

October 7, 2009, 9:57 AM EDT

Mental-health PSAs even creepier with dolls

Speaking of things not for the faint of heart, here's yet another creepy European PSA. (Is there another kind?) This one's for the network of Children's Hospitals in Finland, and…

September 10, 2009, 8:39 AM EDT