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The Hill: From the former executive behind ‘Rugrats,’ a new animated series about teen suicide
By Anagha Srikanth | Sept. 8, 2021 Before Terry Thoren was the founder of Animation Magazine, CEO of the company responsible for iconic series “The
USA Today: ‘Rugrats,’ ‘Wild Thornberrys’ exec tackles animated series on teen suicide, mental health
Terry Thoren has helped bring joy to kids across the country with his work on “Rugrats,” “The Wild Thornberrys” and more. Now the longtime animation executive hopes to make an even bigger impact by helping them with their mental health.
KJZZ: New Series “My Life is Worth Living” Explores Teen Suicide Through Animation
Now, a new animated series is tackling the issue head-on. It’s called, “My Life is Worth Living,” and it’s the first animated series about suicide
How to Make Sure Your Children’s Mental Health Doesn’t Take a Summer Break
The end of the school year has is in sight, and summer vacation is on your doorstep. In general, most children look forward to summer
Teen Vogue: Watch the First Animated Series About Teen Suicide Prevention
My Life is Worth Living is the first animated web series ever to address teen suicide and suicide prevention. By Kaitlyn McNab | October 14,
425 Magazine: Animated Series with Local Ties Addresses Teen Mental Health
By John Stearns | January 21, 2022 The U.S. surgeon general last month issued an advisory on the urgent need to address the nation’s youth
T.H.E. Journal: Cook Center, Share My Lesson Platform Offering New Student Mental Health Animated Series, Extension Lessons
By Kristal Kuykendall | January 20, 2022 The Cook Center for Human Connection today announced a partnership with the American Federation of Teachers’ Share My Lesson platform to make
Meridian Magazine: “my Life is Worth Living” is the First Animated Series to Address Teen Suicide Prevention
By Meridian Magazine | August 18, 2021 The Cook Center for Human Connection announced the launch of My Life is Worth Living™, the first animated series for
Daily Herald: Pleasant Grove Nonprofit Creates Animated Series on Suicide Prevention
By Sarah Harris | August 20, 2021 Greg and Julie Cook have seen firsthand the devastation youth suicide causes families. “We have five children and
Salt Lake City Tribune: Utah Plays a Major Role in Animated Series Designed to Battle Suicide
By Scott D. Pierce | August 22, 2021 Using cartoons to try to help prevent suicide seems sort of, well, odd — at least at
Deseret News: ‘My Life Is Worth Living’: Cartoon series hopes to save lives, spark conversation
Can a group of cartoon characters dealing with some of the heaviest issues that young people face help real-life sufferers reclaim and choose life? That’s the aim of My Life is Worth Living.
Business Wire: My Life is Worth Living Is the First Animated Series to Address Teen Suicide Prevention
Welcome to My Life is Worth Living! We have created the first animated series about suicide prevention. We tell stories about teens who have had thoughts about suicide, and how it is ok to need and ask for help.
KSL TV: New Animated Series Aimed At Teens Says ‘My Life is Worth Living’
A new campaign in the fight against teen suicide is doing something creators say hasn’t been done before. They are running a series of animated stories on suicide prevention they call “My Life is Worth Living.”
ABC4: First-ever suicide prevention animated series tackles negative self-talk
Suicide is the number one cause of death for children aged 10-24 in Utah and is the second leading cause of death nationwide for the same age group. Due to this alarming statistic, The Cook Center for Human Connection in partnership with Wonder Media is releasing the first animated series on suicide prevention called My Life is Worth Living.
WATCH: What is “My Life is Worth Living”?
The series tells stories of characters who face some of the most difficult issues that young people deal with today. It shows their evolution in