Acadia University presents: Movies for Mental Health

Free event featuring food, short films and discussion, and a Q&A with resource panel.

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Details

Day:Wednesday
Date:March 8, 2017, 2017
Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Acadia University
15 University Ave
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6 Canada

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Workshop Evaluation

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96% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
91% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
67% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
I came because my professor offered bonus points for attendance but I learned a lot, enjoyed the discussions and enjoyed the videos "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Oct
2016
The Letter
Jun
2015
Three
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Partners

Medavie Health Foundation Medavie Health Foundation is focused on three core causes of particular concern to Canadians – child and youth mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, and type 2 diabetes. It aims to bring organizations and communities together through collaborative multi-year partnerships and to support grassroots, community-based initiatives through an annual grants program and is a partner of Art With Impact's Quebec and Maritime programming.  
Au Contraire Film Festival The Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) showcases edgy, thought provoking films that explore mental health issues from a multitude of perspectives.