Kwantlen Student Association 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.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

KSA Peer Support Resource Centre @KPU

Gallivan Student Health and [email protected]

YMCA Mental Wellness Programs

Featured National/Provincial Resources:

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone (all ages)

Here2 Talk

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

Trans Lifeline

Wellness Together Canada


Date:November 9, 2020
Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Kwantlen Polytechnic University
12666 72 Ave
Surrey, BC V3W 2M8 Canada

Workshop Evaluation

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95% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
93% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental illness
89% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
Inspiring and informative workshop that opens your eyes to common mental health problems and how to engage empathetically with yourself and others. "
-Workshop Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

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Panorama Wellness Group Panorama Wellness Group is where healing comes together. We are a group of practitioners who are passionate about helping you achieve emotional, physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Connie Millar, Registered Clinical Counsellor Connie is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in the Clayton area of Surrey. She particularly enjoys exploring the unique challenges faced by today's youth and young adults. She has a genuine, calming presence that puts people at ease while seeking support.
Cynthia Ehl, Registered Clinical Counsellor Cynthia is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in the Panorama area of Surrey. She works with adults of all ages, with a special focus on young adults. She is very passionate about healing and supporting individuals in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships, stress, grief, life transitions, and spirituality/spiritual growth.
Vermonte Wong, Registered Clinical Counsellor Vermonte Wong is a registered clinical counsellor for young adults and youth, as well as LGBTQ+ population, who is passionate about helping to break the stigma of mental health.
Joelle Prevost, Registered Clinical Counsellor Joelle has an online private practice where she focuses on trauma, relationships, depression and anxiety. She is also a counsellor at a high school as well as a co-facilitator teaching groups for Mental Health Wilderness First Aid.
Laura Lynn Terlizzi, Registered Counsellor Laura is a registered counsellor, speaker, home-school mom, former teacher and former board director for a national counselling association. With casual conversation and sometimes incorporating expressive arts, Laura's academic training & personal life experiences help her support people dealing with relationships, anxiety, addiction, trauma, behaviours, and stress; from a developmental and neuroscience perspective.