Syracuse University 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:

Barnes Center at The Arch @ Syracuse University
NAMI Syracuse

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:October 8, 2020
Time:3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Syracuse University
900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

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“This pandemic is not a good excuse to pull away. We should come together and keep creating spaces that combat stigma and make human connections. "
-Workshop Attendee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Sal Tran
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Jessica Velez, LCSW I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the Baldwinsville location of Freedom First Psychological Services, and I specialize in working with children, teenagers and families. I love coffee and have one cat named Gidget.
​Molly Lizzio, LMFT I'm a NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Syracuse, NY. My focus and passion has always been helping women who struggle with relationship issues, boundaries, and body image.
Isaac Collins, LCSW Isaac Collins is a licensed and board-certified master social worker with over 15 years of experience in individual, couples, and family therapy.  Mr. Collins' area of clinical focus includes anxiety and depression disorders, adjustment issues, major life transition issues, childhood trauma, relationship issues, and overall social and emotional wellness.  Mr. Collins utilizes the cognitive behavioral psychotherapy approach, which places a high value on helping clients understand their thoughts and feelings that influence their behaviors.