Hunter 'Patch' Adams Interview Clip - Antidepressant Society


In this interview, Patch emphasizes the importance of moving away from a society reliant on antidepressants to a society that is infected with the joy of living. He says that this is why he wears colorful clothing, because it makes people smile.




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The Real Patch Adams as a Clown Performing
The Real Patch Adams as a Clown Performing

Watch Patch dressed as a clown performing with a prop fish. We also see the real Patch Adams speaking in front of a Swedish audience. He asks the audience to speak of the joy in their lives.

Patch Adams Talks About Suicide / Joy in
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Patch Adams Talks About Suicide / Joy in LIfe

The real Patch Adams talks about contemplating suicide and eventually turning his life around to become an instrument for social change. He reflects on the time he spent in a mental hospital where he noticed that the doctors and staff were just as unhappy as him.

Patch Adams Movie Trailer
Patch Adams Movie Trailer

Watch the Patch Adams movie trailer for the film starring Robin Williams and Monica Potter. Directed by Tom Shadyac, the movie tells the real life story of a doctor who truly believes that laughter is the best medicine, even while many of his colleagues disagree.