The Resource A deathly silence, produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation, (electronic resource)

A deathly silence, produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation, (electronic resource)

Label
A deathly silence
Title
A deathly silence
Statement of responsibility
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This powerful film examines the intellectual attraction of suicide to a vulnerable teen and the catastrophic impact on his family. Campbell Bolton came from a high achieving, middle class family and had no background of drug abuse, violence or psychiatric illness. He was funny, charismatic and extremely intelligent. He ran away from home and was not heard from for 16 days before committing suicide. Shortly before, Campbell's grades had fallen dramatically. Prof. Graham Martin, a suicide prevention expert, feels this caused a major blow to his self esteem. He was also troubled by his sexuality. Campbell knew he was gay and had come out to his friends; however he had not told his family. When he learned that his brother Angus found out, he was deeply distressed. Campbell's family will never recover from the shock and loss. The whole community grieved. The principal of his school was very concerned about "copycat" deaths so Campbell's father gave a talk at school. Campbell's mother says, "Everyone is shocked but then the conversation stops. That's why it's so important to highlight what happens." Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
For High School; Adult audiences
Language note
English
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
44
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Teenagers
Target audience
general
Label
A deathly silence, produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1630920
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (44 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747796116
Video recording format
other
Label
A deathly silence, produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1630920
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (44 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747796116
Video recording format
other

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