Film, TV, and fandom can help people cope with depression, anxiety, trauma, and mental illness. Studies show it, and we fans know it. But how and why, exactly, does it work? Learn the science behind how TV, film, and fandom can help you heal and hear true stories from real people. Get practical tips and resources, then stay after to meet the panelists. Featuring Dr. Lynn Zubernis (clinical psychologist and author of "Family Don't End with Blood") and James Leary (Clem from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”).Moderated by Christine Killmer.
Convention Center Level 2 - Hyatt Floor A