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


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


Art With Impact


Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
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

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Factory Talk
Staging Face
View Film Library


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.