A short story about a young man named, Matt, dealing with depression. He arrives home after a bad meeting with his absentee father. Matt stays in his room and thinks back to past relationships. Matt decides that everyone leaves him and contemplates suicide. He grabs a knife and starts to cut into his skin. An imaginary figure of Matt appears and the two have a conversation about Matt’s feeling of loneliness. The imaginary version convinces Matt to give life one more chance by reaching out to everyone he knows. Matt success and decides to leave his room ready to accept help.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Matt||Male||Any||18-25||Matt, 22, male, depressed and inactive. He feels that life doesn’t want him and struggles to connect to people.|
|Positive Matt||Male||Any||18-25||Positive Matt, 22, male, accepts life and confident in his choices. He is the same as Matt if he learned to love himself.|