University of Calgary presents: Movies for Mental Health

Free event featuring short films, discussion, Q&A with panel, food and drink as part of UFlourish week.

Details

Day:Thursday
Date:October 6, 2016, 2016
Time:8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada

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Workshop Evaluation

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92% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
86% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
50% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being

Partners

Alberta Culture and Tourism Alberta Culture and Tourism supports the development and sustainability of Alberta's cultural industries, tourism, the arts, recreation and sport, heritage and nonprofit/voluntary sector. They are a supporter of Art With Impact's 2016/17 programming in the province of Alberta, Canada.
Healthy Minds Canada Healthy Minds Canada (HMC) is a national charity that raises funds to support mental health research and education, and to raise awareness into and about mental illness and addictions. HMC provides ongoing support for Art With Impact's Canadian programming.
It was very inspiring seeing others with mental illness, makes me realize that there is hope, and that life is worth living. "
-Student Attendee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Oct
2014
After Her
Sep
2014
Tres
Sep
2016
Chained
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