#REDFLAG: From Executive Producer Kim Kardashian, Premieres Tuesday, May 5 on HLN
April 22nd, 2015
12:33 PM ET

#REDFLAG: From Executive Producer Kim Kardashian, Premieres Tuesday, May 5 on HLN

Documentary Focuses On Mental Illness Among Young Adults and The Power Of Social Media To Help Them

10806208_838746492838086_2611337685562177016_nMany young adults who are plagued with mental illness take to social media to  express their pain, often using hashtags like #GiveUp #Cutting and  #MakeItGoAway. HLN presents the documentary #RedFlag airing  Tuesday, May 5 at 9pm ET to illuminate these cries for help and delve into  the use of social media as a powerful tool to identify and help its victims.

 Executive Producer Kim Kardashian conceived of the documentary in an effort  raise awareness about mental illness among her millennial generation and was  inspired by watching the struggles of people she loved.

"I am blessed to be surrounded by family and friends that are loving and nurturing, but not everyone has that kind of support. Twenty-five percent of adults in America will suffer from a mental illness in their lifetime, and many of them turn to social media to vent their depression, loneliness, and isolation," said Kardashian. FULL POST


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