A teenager and his mom sit smiling and holding hands on lawn chairs in a front yard.

Greg Whitesell and his mom Raelena at home on Montana's Flathead Indian Reservation. Greg is a survivor of depression and suicidal ideation who advocates for mental health and suicide prevention.

Credit: Courtesy of Twin Cities PBS / Lynn Millspaugh

Next week, we'll explore the lives of two great British monarchs, reveal issues faced by today's youth in several personal and moving documentaries and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Elizabeth I & II:  The Golden Queens - Sunday, September 11 at 6:30 PM

What similarities exist between Queen Elizabeth I and II? In this fascinating royal documentary, two of Britain's greatest monarchs are profiled, revealing what unites or divides them. Despite the centuries between them, could they share any surprising characteristics?

Independent Lens: Hazing - Monday, September 12 at 11 PM

Building on years of countless hazing-related tragedies and grappling with his own experiences, filmmaker Byron Hurt embarks on a deeply personal journey to understand the underground rituals of hazing, revealing the abuse and the lengths college students will go to fit in.

Facing Suicide - Tuesday, September 13 at 9 PM

Explore the powerful stories of those impacted by suicide - one of America's most urgent health crises - and journey to the front lines of research with scientists whose work is leading to better prevention and treatment.

Scattering CJ - Tuesday, September 13 at 10:30 PM

Grieving mom Hallie Twomey put a call out on Facebook after losing her veteran son, CJ, to suicide. Her request: To honor her son’s memory by scattering his ashes in as many amazing places as possible. The request went viral. A global community formed to scatter CJ’s ashes in thousands of locations worldwide, helping Hallie find the courage to become a powerful voice in the fight against suicide.

Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride - Wednesday, September 14, 9 PM

This groundbreaking documentary tells the epic story of the famed Marsh pride of lions as it battles for survival in Kenya’s famous Maasai Mara Reserve. In a world where lions and humans are increasingly at odds, the film charts the rise and fall of the pride, which has been documented by the BBC for over 30 years.