The cast: (left to right) Matthew, Gisela, Jamella, and Eric
Syd has been diagnosed with anxiety and is learning how to cope. She talks about mental health freely with the people around her, and encourages others to support their own mental well-being providing support and guidance.
Andre is a star athlete, and has been struggling to feel like himself. He’s experiencing a lot of pressure and expresses a sense of hopelessness and disconnection from his life.
Kayla is Andre’s girlfriend and the only one he’s told about what he’s feeling. She desperately tries to get him help, but isn’t sure where to turn, feeling stressed out and losing herself in the process.
Liam is getting into trouble at school, bursting with anger, often feeling misunderstood. His mother is living with substance use disorder, and Liam is struggling to be seen and feel supported by his family.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre
1438 Webster St., Ste. 205
Oakland, CA 94612