1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Based on the multi-award winning short film Illness (2013), No Letting Go (2015) follows the story of the Spencer family whose middle son, Timothy, struggles with anxiety, depression and mood disorder. As his symptoms become more and more debilitating, his parents are faced with painfully difficult choices that will change their lives forever.Written by
In October 2016, the film was chosen by the Actors Hall of Fame to be the first ever recipient of Drama Week's Founder's Award: The Drama Week Founder's Award is presented to an independent film, television or stage production that embraces the core values of the Foundation: Education, inspiration and connection. See more »
Negative Mental Health Awareness - Nice Plot and Play though
I see myself in this play as Nick unfortunately.
True he suffers from emotional imbalance but in today's age,l labeling with psychiatric disorders is a crime.
Talk therapy would work with a better therapist and no need for dangerous meds.
I was also prescribed meds and saw the light when I realized issues were not dealt with...
I do see common character of a mother being so lost and so not in tune to emotional issues and kudos to you, that is common and classic.
If mother would be educated about REAL mental challenges, a better psychoanalytic approach would save the kid.
I'm not an activist but if you want to show a movie without caring for a positive or negative position, it's well played. However, when I see Mental Health Awareness comments and a seemingly eye opening intention, I cannot ignore my comment.
I'm a former depressive and anxiety sufferer doing better with less meds (going off completely after 23 years, with god's help) so I have a voice.
Sorry guys but it's a hell of an intriguing story with bad message.
Thanks for listening.
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