Jonah Hill fans are hailing the actor for his mental health documentary on Netflix support.
In the documentary – which was released on November 14th – the Very bad star interviews his long-time therapist Phil Stutz, who shares tips on coping with mental health issues.
The 38-year-old who directed support himself, opens up about his own experiences. In the meantime, Stutz offers actionable advice and techniques for viewers.
Fans have called the informative documentary “life-changing” and a must-see for anyone struggling with mental health issues.
One person tweeted: “support on Netflix [is] life changing. I feel so empowered now. Jonah Hill, I love you 1000X.”
“I learned more about mental health in 90 minutes than in six years of reading self-help books and going to different therapists,” said another.
Unlike other therapists, whose main approach is to listen to their patients, Stutz takes a more active role in this process.
In the film, the therapist says his tools “turn problems into opportunities.”
According to Stutz, each tool he recommends, accompanied by cards with hand-drawn illustrations, makes even the biggest and most complicated problems manageable.
Fans have praised Stutz for sharing his expertise. One fan wrote: “This is a once in a lifetime chance to see in depth how therapy can help and not be looked down upon.”
“Can someone show this to Jonah Hill and tell him support life changing and I’m so glad he made it. This film will save lives. Phenomenal,” wrote another.
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Hill reveals in the documentary that he began seeing Stutz after struggling with his self-esteem as a teenager and realizing that fame “didn’t cure” those issues.
The actor has also spoken openly about how the “brutal” media has fueled “negative feelings” about himself.
“I was maybe 33 when I met you,” Hill tells Stutz in the film. “I’ve had incredible success.”
He continues: “[But] By nature, at my core, I’m still that unlovable person. The work is not just accepting [that] It’s great to be that person, but it’s still very difficult.”
“It made me beyond depressed,” Hill said. “At the same time, the media was very brutal about my weight.”
That 21 Jump Street Star said he made the film to “give as many people as possible the therapy and tools” he learned from Stutz.
Here are the tools recommended by therapist Phil Stutz here.
If you are experiencing or struggling with feelings of hardship and isolation, The Samaritans offers support; You can speak to someone free of charge and confidentially on 116 123 (UK and ROI), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Samaritans website for details of your nearest branch.
If you are a US resident and you or someone you know needs mental health help right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The Helpline is a free, confidential crisis hotline available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If you are in another country, you can go to www.befrienders.org to find a helpline near you.
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