Columbia College Chicago presents: Movies for Mental Health

Free workshop featuring winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome, located in the Student Center, Event Space A.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Counseling Services – Columbia College Chicago

Student Diversity and Inclusion – Columbia College Chicago

Student Relations – Columbia College Chicago

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance


Date:April 21, 2022
Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Columbia College Chicago
600 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
87% of the students felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
87% of students said that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental health
100% of students not receiving mental health support reported an increased likelihood to reach out
[My main takeaway was] that representation matters no matter what your identity is. "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Crooked Beauty
Visualizing Lies
Staging Face
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