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Teen Shares Personal Struggles With Depression In Documentary, ‘Surviving’

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18-year-old Sorin Santos of Manitou Springs made the documentary, “Surviving,” about his struggles with depression. He is joined by Cassandra Walton of Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention.

For parents, it might be one of the hardest things to hear from a child. That they've tried to harm themselves. 18-year-old Sorin Santos of Manitou Springs has struggled with depression and thoughts of suicide, which he explores in a new documentary, called "Surviving." Cassandra Walton with Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention joins in the conversation with perspectives as both a mental health expert and a parent. For anyone struggling with a mental health issue, contact Colorado Crisis Services by texting TALK to 38255 or by calling 1-844-493-8255.