The Road BackA dramatic short film made by Maine teens offering hope to young people living with anxiety and depression

The Acadia Hospital

Teen Anxiety/Depression information and Educator Resources

Having accurate information regarding mental illnesses like anxiety and depression is important, so we hope these two information sheets, written by Acadia psychiatrists, are helpful to you.

Teens-and-Anxiety - PDF Download
Teens-and-Depression - PDF Download

The guide below is meant to assist educators or anyone presenting the film to youth in a post-film discussion. We plan on distributing the films to all interested middle and high schools in Maine by the end of April.

Post-Film Discussion Guide - PDF Download

The Film Evaluation Form below is designed to be taken anonymously by teens after viewing the movie. It is important for us to be able to evaluate the impact of the film as an educational tool so your participation is requested. Simply print off the form, make copies and then have students fill it out after viewing the film. Collect the finished forms and mail them to: The Acadia Hospital, attention Alan Comeau, PO Box 422, Bangor, Maine 04402-0422. Thank you.
If you would like to know the aggregate results please contact Alan Comeau at:

View/Print the Film Evaluation Form

The following links provide additional information on anxiety and depression.
The following links provide additional information on how to talk with teens and adolescent development:



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