We applaud Hollywood for stepping up their game with films that explore the complexities of mental health—whether it’s an indie flick about dysfunctional families or a coming-of-age romance about a teen with schizophrenia. Although these titles spark important conversations, there’s still a stigma surrounding mental illness…and this needs to change.
Fortunately, there are several documentaries about mental health that focus on bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression and more. These movies also shed light on how these conditions can affect relationships and loved ones. Keep reading for 16 eye-opening documentaries to stream on Hulu, Amazon Prime and more.