Santa Barbara City 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:

SBCC’s Student Health and Wellness Services
SBCC’s The Well
SBCC’s Disability Services and Programs for Students

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:March 11, 2021
Time:4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States

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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
97 of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
89 of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
This workshop was beneficial in describing the different types of mental health related issues that are occurring today and what are some great ways to address it for yourself or if you know someone who is struggling. "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Continue to Live
Little Elizabeth
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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.
KD Farris, Ph.D. in Depth Psychology Dr. of Depth Psychology in private practice, writing, speaking and teaching on practical application of key techniques and philosophies.