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'This Is My Brave' is a community performance of storytellers who share their experiences to try to reduce the stigma attached to mental illness. The next performance is October 19. Idaho Matters speaks to two storytellers about their stories and how they want to change lives.

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'This Is My Brave' is a community performance of storytellers sharing their experiences in an effort to reduce the stigma attached to mental illness. The group is hosting the next round of performances in Boise and we talk about auditions with producer Siva Laughlin and performer Brooke Lacey.

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Canyon County is a serial web drama that follows the day-to-day of a Treasure Valley social worker suffering from depression. The candid look at coping with mental illness can only be found online and Idaho Matters talks with co-writers Elliot Norton and Chuck O'Neachtain.

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Mental health and substance abuse impacts 18,000 youths and 54,000 adults in Idaho. Dr. Ron Larson, Medical Director for Optum Health, joins Idaho Matters to discuss removing the stigmas attached to these disorders.

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'This Is My Brave' is a community performance of storytellers sharing their experiences in an effort to reduce the stigma attached to mental illness. Through song, poetry and the spoken word, performers address the sometimes uncomfortable topics surrounding mental health and we talk with one of the performers about the upcoming performance.