Drue Metz is a writer, director, filmmaker, and mental health advocate – and he’s on a mission to change the world through his truly beautiful films.

Drue’s previous short film, The Love Effect, centers around mental health and suicide, but with a positive message promoting mental health. His upcoming film is called The Incredible Existence of You aims to double down on the love and bring his message to an even wider audience.

This episode covers some serious and heavy topics, but don’t worry... it’s not a downer at all! Drue is a ray of goofy sunshine and spend a lot of this episode talking all about love – because love is the great healer of everything!

We chat about:

  • Drue’s childhood
  • Collaborating on Mental Health America
  • The alarming statistics surrounding mental health in the U.S.
  • Who does Barack Obama look up to?
  • Starving for understanding
  • The masculine + feminine
  • What you can expect from The Incredible Existence of You
  • Having breakfast with Larry King
  • What we like most about ourselves + what we’re looking forward to
  • Falling in love
  • Being a mental health advocate every day
  • What kind of animal are you?!

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