Cuesta College presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources

Student Health Services @ Cuesta College
Transitions-Mental Health Association
Behavioral Health, San Luis Obispo County Health Agency

Featured National Resources:

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


Date:November 2, 2020
Time:11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

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90% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
95% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental illness
64% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
“Hard to describe…A little of a lot of things. It was like visiting an art gallery and seeing what catches your soul. "
-Workshop Attendee

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Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

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Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission The MHSOAC provides vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. MHSOAC holds public mental health systems accountable, provides oversight for eliminating disparities; promotes wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensures positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.
Pacific Emotional Wellness Pacific Emotional Wellness is here to help you safely navigate each step of your growth and healing. We truly believe in the value of therapeutic relationships, and therefore seek to serve those in the greater San Luis Obispo area with finding health in their minds, balance in their lives, and emotional wholeness.
Resilience Psychological Collabortive The mission of Resilience PC’s founders Dr. Kristin Campos and Dr. Susana Lopez is to promote the inherent resilience of communities through best-practice psychological assessment, treatment, consultation and training.
Ami Grace Quinn, LCSW Holistic Psychotherapist I am a holistic psychotherapist and have been working with clients for 20 years,. I specialize in helping college students who have anxiety, depression, trauma, codependency, eating disorders, relationship issues, and narcissistic family members/relationships. I help students achieve greater balance, inner peace and happiness holistically through neuro-nutrient therapy (vitamins, herbs, amino acids as alternatives to medication), energy healing, guided meditation, dance/yoga therapy, hypnotherapy and spiritual counseling. I am available currently for virtual counseling but have some retreats and workshops planned for the Spring of 2021. My website is and my contact information is (805)234-2573.

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