Red Deer College presents: Movies for Mental Health

Free workshop featuring food, winning short films and a community resource panel. Held in the Margaret Parsons Theater. Local services below:

Skylar Malito – Counsellor, Counselling & Career Centre, Wednesday Walk-ins 1-8pm (across from Tim’s, 1402), ‘Anxiety to Calm’ ‘Happiness Basics’

Vicki Fox Smith – Program Supervisor, Mental Health & Education, CMHA Central Alberta, Peer Support Program /’Peer School’ – applications open now ‘til Feb., Crisis Counsellor-  5017 50th ave

Dawne Adkins – Grief Recovery Specialist, Suicide Information and Education Services, Outreach Centre (near RD Express), Living Beyond Suicide Loss support group (free), Grief Recovery Method

Others: Service listing: *211, ‘Inform Alberta’


Date:January 22, 2019
Time:5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Red Deer College
100 College Blvd
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5H5 Canada

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
91% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
58% of students not currently seeking help are more likely to reach out for mental health support
The community can come together to raise awareness thanks to the arts "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

ADHD – Do you really have it?
Sal Tran
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Red Deer Community Foundation The Red Deer & District Community Foundation supports community building through philanthropy, and their annual grant program is one of the creative ways in which they do that. Every year, RDDCF offer central Alberta non-profits an opportunity to access grant funding that supports community improvement in the arts and culture, health and wellness, human services, recreation, sport, education, and environmental sectors. With these grants, they empower non-profit partners to build a vibrant and healthy community and deliver programs and services that benefit all central Albertans.