Close to Home
Close to Home: A series of original PBS39 television productions on topical health and wellness issues facing the Greater Lehigh Valley.
PBS39 Check Up Sponsor

 Close to Home: Cancer Survivorship

Close to Home: Cancer Survivorship
Close to Home: Cancer Survivorship

PBS39 partnered with oncologist Dr. Rick Boulay, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and the Catherine Boulay Foundation to present Close to Home, a documentary exploring the many emotions and trials of cancer survivorship.

Close to Home follows physicians and their patients through their cancer battles, exploring themes of fear, hope, faith, journey, advocacy, and caregiving.

PBS39 Close To Home: Cancer Survivorship

 Close to Home: Cancer Survivorship Sponsors and Partners

Catherine Boulay Foundation
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Capital Blue Cross

 Close to Home: Depression

Close to Home: Depression
Close to Home: Depression

PBS39 partnered with Lehigh Valley Health Network to co-produce Close to Home Depression.  Part of the PBS39 Check-Up initiative, the 30-minute documentary shares intimate stories of hope and healing along with professional counsel on overcoming the disease.

Together with a host of outstanding community partners, PBS39 aims to open dialogue around the topic of depression, helping to change the conversation to one of support and understanding.

PBS39 Close To Home: Depression

 Where to Find Help

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Lehigh Valley is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by serious mental illness.
Lehigh Valley Community Mental Health Centers provide person-centered, community-based services to individuals and families experiencing mental illness, by using personal, community, and organizational resources.


Our organization is directed by our mission and vision statements to ensure ethical, holistic, and strength-based care. 
Lehigh County Adult Mental Health provides an extensive range of community based services to adults 18 and older with no insurance.


For more than 50 years, Lehigh Valley Health Network has been caring for people who need behavioral health treatment, whether it’s for counseling during a stressful time in your life or for a lifelong condition that requires medication, and anything in between. 
Haven House provides outpatient psychiatric counseling services built on a foundation of trust, respect and inspiration. 


The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder.
Support for children, adults and their families, role models of both genders, caregivers, friends and members of their spiritual community of choice, to have access to individualized, quality behavioral health supports and services.

 Close to Home: Depression Sponsors and Partners

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Community Foundation
New Vitae
Capital Blue Cross
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