Humboldt State University presents: Poetry for Mental Health (LGBTQIA+)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films, poetry-writing activities, and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. This workshop will focus on mental health within the LGBTQIA+ community. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Counseling & Psychological Services @ Humboldt State

LGBT National Help Center

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

Details

Day:Monday
Date:May 3, 2021
Time:11:30 am

Venue

Art With Impact

Online

Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of students felt the workshop created awareness of mental health issues specific to queer humans
100% of students reported that the workshop helped them name and see stigma related to mental illness
100% of students indicated they are more likely to support the mental health of queer folks in their life
100% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
Chills. Watching beautiful people such as the ones in the film be able to find an environment where they don’t feel the need to hide who they are out of fear is so invigorating. "
-- Workshop Attendeee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Aug
2020
Factory Talk
Aug
2020
Staging Face
View Film Library

Partners

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.