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DreamWorks Animation: It Gets Better (VIDEO)

DreamWorks Animation: It Gets Better (VIDEO)

 

DreamWorks Animation staff have recorded an It Gets Better video to help young people who have faced bullying and prejudice realize that life does get better.

In the video staff share their personal stories about the difficult circumstances they had to overcome in their youth, but also how their lives have changed for the better now. They also stress the importance of finding help and a community that can support you.

Watch the video below:

Don’t Suffer in Silence, Get Help

The Trevor Project runs a 24/7 helpline with trained counselors ready to listen if you or someone you know would like to talk about the issues dealt with in this post.

The Trevor Project Helpline number is 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386).

Trevor Project Links:

IMPORTANT: If you live outside America and require information on services in your country the International Association for Suicide Prevention carries information for crisis centers from across the globe. Please click here for those resources.

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8:54PM PST on Feb 19, 2012

sigh... and no 'trans' (atypical Wolffian Females) in sight...
:(
and my daughter is an animator too...
oh, well... maybe in time, she will accept me...

7:10AM PST on Jan 13, 2012

Great!

4:41PM PST on Dec 27, 2011

Great video Dreamworks! Way to go!

9:24AM PST on Dec 27, 2011

Way to go Dreamworks!

1:29PM PST on Dec 26, 2011

Love these videos. Thanks.

11:08AM PST on Dec 26, 2011

Fantastic DreamWorks...thanks so much!

10:21AM PST on Dec 26, 2011

Thanks

9:25AM PST on Dec 26, 2011

DreamWorks thank YOU!

4:38AM PST on Dec 26, 2011

Thank you Dream works, hope they show it in every school!

3:39AM PST on Dec 26, 2011

Thank you Dreamworks!
Thanks for sharing!:)

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