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Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Jimmy Brown

Jimmy Brown, Firefighter. “You think I’m this big, tough fireman. I’m supposed to be able to deal with anything.” (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Jimmy Brown WM - You think (wmv Video — 584 KBs)

TV PSA Jimmy Brown Flash - You think (swf Video — 900 KBs)

Jimmy Brown, Firefighter. “Many days I just didn’t want to get out of bed.” (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Jimmy Brown QT - Many days (mov Video — 1089 KBs)

TV PSA Jimmy Brown WM - Many days (wmv Video — 612 KBs)

TV PSA Jimmy Brown Flash - Many days (swf Video — 869 KBs)

Steve Lappen

Steve Lappen, Writer. “It just simply invades every pore of your skin.” (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Steve Lappen QT (mov Video — 1217 KBs)

TV PSA Steve Lappen WM (wmv Video — 663 KBs)

TV PSA Steve Lappen Flash (swf Video — 972 KBs)

Bill Maruyama

Bill Maruyama, Lawyer. “You lose your dreams, and you lose your hopes.” (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Bill Maruyama QT (mov Video — 1187 KBs)

TV PSA Bill Maruyama WM (wmv Video — 807 KBs)

TV PSA Bill Maruyama Flash (swf Video — 956 KBs)

Shawn Colten

Shawn Colten, National Diving Champion. “Something that used to make you happy makes you cry now for no reason.” (:30 TV PSA)
TV PSA Shawn Colten QT (mov Video — 1215 KBs)

TV PSA Shawn Colten WM (wmv Video — 663 KBs)

TV PSA Shawn Colten Flash (swf Video — 969 KBs)

Paul Gottlieb

Paul Gottlieb, Publisher. “I used to play matador with buses.” (:30 TV PSA)

Patrick McCathern

Patrick McCathern, First Sergeant, U.S. Air Force, Retired. “Because you have to deal with it. It doesn’t just go away.” (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Patrick McCathern QT (mov Video — 1152 KBs)

TV PSA Patrick McCathern WM (wmv Video — 702 KBs)

TV PSA Patrick McCathern Flash (swf Video — 911 KBs)

Rene Ruballo

Rene Ruballo, Police Officer. “I lost interest with the kids and doing the things that we used to do… you know, that families do.” (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Rene Ruballo QT (mov Video — 1228 KBs)

Transcript and Translation

Rodolfo Palma-Lulion

Rodolfo Palma-Lulión, College Student. “Yo nunca escuchado de un hombre latino teniendo depresión”. (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Rodolfo Palma-Lulión QT (mov Video — 1182 KBs)

Transcript and Translation

Melvin Martin

Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive. “The depression became an entity that I was able to identify”. (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Melvin Martin QT (mov Video — 882 KBs)

TV PSA Melvin Martin WM (wmv Video — 727 KBs)

TV PSA Melvin Martin Flash (swf Video — 814 KBs)

Tuffy Sierra

Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and recovery specialist. “Depression for us as Indian men is not diagnosed because of the trauma we’ve suffered”. (:30 TV PSA)

TV PSA Tuffy Sierra QT (mov Video — 861 KBs)

TV PSA Tuffy Sierra WM (wmv Video — 617 KBs)

TV PSA Tuffy Sierra Flash (swf Video — 575 KBs)

For Radio

  • Jimmy Brown, Firefighter. “You think I’m this big, tough fireman.” (:30 Radio PSA)
    TV PSA Jimmy Brown WM - You think (wmv Video — 584 KBs)
  • Steve Lappen, Writer. “It just simply invades every pore of your skin.” (:30 Radio PSA)
    TV PSA Steve Lappen Flash (swf Video — 972 KBs)
  • Rodolfo Palma-Lulión, College Student. “Being Latino made it harder because there's a silence over things (:30 Radio PSA)
    MP3 Player | Being Latino — transcript
  • Rodolfo Palma-Lulión, College Student. “Yo estaba cansado todo el tiempo”. (:30 Radio PSA)
    MP3 Player | Transcript and Translation
  • Rodolfo Palma-Lulión, College Student. “Nadie habla de depresión… en las comunas latinas”. (:30 Radio PSA)
    MP3 Player | Transcript and Translation
  • Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive. “The depression became an entity that I was able to identify”. (:30 Radio PSA)
    Radio PSA Melvin Martin MP4 (mp4 Video — 508 KBs)
  • Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and recovery specialist, Member of the Oglala Tribe. “Depression for us as Indian men is not diagnosed because of the trauma we’ve suffered”. (:30 Radio PSA)
    TV PSA Tuffy Sierra QT (mov Video — 861 KBs)

For Print

  • Steve Lappen, Writer. “It affects the way you think, it affects the way you feel….” PDF
  • Rene Ruballo, Police Officer. “I lost interest in doing things with the kids….” PDF
  • Rodolfo Palma-Lulión, College Student. “No one talks about depression. No one has depression in a Latino community.” PDF
  • Patrick McCathern, First Sergeant, U.S. Air Force, Retired.“It’s like you’re falling down this big sinkhole….” PDF
  • "La Comunidad Latina" PDF — "The Latino Community"
  • Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive, Member of the Oglala, Lakota Nation. “I felt such an utter and all pervasive sense of hopelessness.” PDF