“Surviving suicide, fighting for change, a story of advocacy in action.”
"The courage and honesty shown by Jazz is tremendously inspiring."
– Dévora Kestel, Director, Mental Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization
The Girl on the Bridge
The story of a young woman with the weight of a generation on her shoulders. Having survived her own suicidal struggles Jazz Thornton is a mental health activist, fighting to change how society and the system are dealing with young people like her. Ultimately this is a film about hope. It’s a film about redemption. It’s a challenge to all of us to try to understand.
The Girl On The Bridge is a social impact film that aims to INCREASE understanding about what it is to be suicidal and what people can do to help others. PROMOTE a culture where suicide can and should be okay to talk about. EMPOWER us all to make change - YOU are part of the solution.
The Girl on the Bridge is available now for you to watch at Online Premieres. Digital passes last for 48 hours and can be purchased as Single, Double or Family passes so that you can share this important film with those closest to you.
If you are worried that someone is in immediate danger or your feel in danger yourself please call the police immediately, they are here to help. If you would like to access support and advice please go to the links here to access Australian helplines and international helplines.
We encourage you to view a two page document put together by Mindframe after they reviewed The Girl on the Bridge. This document highlights areas of the film that may be important to bring to your attention prior to watching the film. You can view this document here.
It's about building bridges... together.
Partnering with passionate people
As The Girl on the Bridge releases around Australia, we're looking to partner with passionate people. This is an important film and one we know can make a significant difference in lives. Connecting with this film and seeing it make an impact is something we can all do.
We welcome you partnering with The Girl on the Bridge film
Partnerships can be in all shapes and forms. It could be one incredibly passionate individual, a local group of friends, a national mental health organisation, a sporting club, a mum's group, a senior's group, schools, churches, local councils, advocates... the list really does go on and on.